Northern Leaders Deny Endorsing Any Presidential Candidate
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on October 19, 2022
Northern leaders under the aegis of Arewa joint committee have refuted reports suggesting that it was planning to endorse one of the presidential candidates for the 2023 general election.
According to the said report, the northern leaders have perfected plans to endorse one of the presidential candidates who participated in the interactive session at Arewa House in Kaduna.
The Arewa joint committee is made up of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation (SABMF), Jamiyyar Matan Arewa (JMA), Arewa House (Center for Historical Development and Research) and Arewa Research Development Project (ARDP).
But addressing a press conference in Kaduna yesterday, leadership reports that chairman of the steering committee, Mallam Murtala Aliyu, said the interaction was not aimed at endorsing any candidate but to provide an opportunity for them to showcase their political blueprint and their plans for the northern region when elected president.
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