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Former Super Eagles captain and Chelsea midfielder, Mikel Obi has declared that there is no better youth to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari than Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello.
Mikel, who currently plies his trade with Stoke City, England made the remark during a courtesy call on the governor.
The former Chelsea star said Nigeria has come of age to produce a youthful leadership and she can’t afford to miss the opportunity to do that in the next elections.
Mikel also pledged to support Bello’s political ambition ahead of the 2023 Presidential elections scheduled for February 2023.
He said youths should be given the chance to get the much-desired change.
‘What better person to lead the youths than him, because he has been doing all these good works and that is why I am here to see whatever way I can come in.’
‘To get the youths together to know and see how we can make things better for our country and how we can align to achieve all that,’ he said.
Yahaya Bello is currently a second tern governor under the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
AFRICA DAILY NEWS, NEW YORK