Gov.Yahaya Bello of Kogi has paid for his All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential Expression of Interest and Nomination forms to contest the 2023 presidential election.
Mr Yemi Kolapo, Director, Media and Publicity, Yahaya Bello Presidential Campaign Organisation, revealed this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.
Kolapo said the governor paid the required N100 million for the purchase of the forms early on Tuesday.
This made him the first to officially seal his aspiration to the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 2023,” he said.
She recalled that Nigerians from all walks of life stormed the Abuja Eagle Square on Saturday, April 2, to witness the official acceptance of Bello to vie for the 2023 presidency.
According to him, the venue of the declaration was filled to the brim with different support groups while an almost equal crowd was seen outside the venue.
Kolapo said with the payment for the forms, Bello’s teeming supporters should be rest assured that he would be on the ballot paper in the 2023 presidential race.