Yahaya Bello, Kogi State governor.

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has been appointed as the coordinator of All Progressive Congress (APC) youth campaign council.

Bola Tinubu, presidential candidate of the ruling party, made the appointment in a letter dated August 8, 2022 and addressed to the governor.

Mr Tinubu said Mr Bello who was an aspirant in the party’s presidential primary, deserved the appointment owing to his impressive political achievements and the exemplary leadership he had demonstrated as governor of his state and as a party member.

“By way of this letter, we are pleased to formally convey your appointment as National Youth Coordinator of the Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council,” the letter reads. “This appointment is fitting and appropriate, given your impressive political achievements and the exemplary leadership you have demonstrated as governor of your state and as a party member.

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“We are grateful that you have joined our campaign team. We know you will do your utmost in this new responsibility, so we conduct an effective, message-driven campaign leading us to victory in the 2023 presidential election.

“Together, not only can we ensure victory for our party in the February 2023 election, but we shall also move Nigeria along the path of national greatness by building on the achievements of our party and the President Muhammadu Buhari administration in providing progressive good governance to Nigerians. We wish you God’s speed and guidance.

“Congratulations. Please, accept the assurances of our highest respect and regards always.”

The Kogi State helmsman while accepting the appointment vowed to ensure victory for the party at the polls.

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“Your Excellency is one great Nigerian I know, who not only exemplifies but abundantly demonstrates, through transformational leadership and good governance, my own aspirations for a Nigeria that is secure, united, and prosperous,” Mr Bello stated in his acceptance letter.

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