Kebbi Governorship: My Ambition Not Do-Or-Die Affair, Says Sarkin-Yaki

A governorship aspirant for the Peoples
Democratic Party in Kebbi State, Gen. Bello
Sarkin-Yaki (retd), on Monday said his
aspiration for the office was not a “do-or-
die-affair”.
Sarkin-Yaki made the statement while
addressing supporters who visited him from
Kalgo and Suru Local Government areas in
Birnin Kebbi.
He urged them to shun rumour mongering.
He said the decision to contest was sequel
to the persistent calls by stakeholders,
friends and family members, adding that “at
the end of the day, the elected candidate
would receive my full support.
“My quest for election as governor was not
for personal and selfish reasons but the
desire to impact my knowledge and exposure
for the rapid growth of the state.
“I urge PDP followers to elect leaders on
merit”.
He appealed to party supporters to avoid
falsehood and base their campaigns on
issues and ideas that would enhance
development of the state.
The spokesman of the delegation, Alhaji
Saidu Kalgo, said the visit was to express
support and solidarity for his ambition.
His counterpart from Suru council, Chama
Yusuf, also expressed determination to
support the retired general.
Technical Director of his campaign team,
Malam Malami Abubakar, enjoined PDP
followers to support the aspirant for the
governorship ticket. (NAN)

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