Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has been promised of some political and religious leaders’ support in the impending general elections in 2023.
Shuaibu Idris, the group’s head, claimed that since 2003, they have always held Kano State for Buhari, and that they will continue to do so for Mr Bello as he prepares to succeed President Buhari.
When the delegation paid a visit to Mr Bello in Abuja on Sunday, they vowed their allegiance.
They said that as enthusiastic supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari, they were ready to provide him with any assistance he needed.
“This is a gathering of Kano people from different works of life and we have all come here for a single purpose. That purpose is that Nigeria’s certain future by you, our son.
“Kano State has been a political stronghold of President Muhammadu Buhari since 2003, up till date and till tomorrow.
“We want to assure you that same love we have for President Muhammadu Buhari we are handing it over to you when the president completes his tenure.
“I want to assure you that we gave Mr President two million votes and now our membership has increased. We will give you more than two million votes.
“We x-rayed your performance and we have seen that you have done so well and you are the right person to move Nigeria forward,” Mr Idris said.
Responding, Mr Bello appreciated the group for acknowledging his achievements in Kogi and for their support.
The governor said that just like every other group and Nigerians who are calling on him to run for president, he would not fail them.