After months of speculations, Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has formally declared his intention to contest the 2023 Kebbi State governorship election under the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Malami made the declaration on Thursday, at an interactive session with APC stakeholders in the state.
“Since you want me to contest governorship position of the state, I hereby accept your demand since you want me to do so,” the Minister said.
“People from the state have been pressurising me to contest the governorship position in 2023.
“Going by my proper upbringing as son of an Islamic teacher, I will not show interest to contest for any position or judge myself qualify for any position except the people of the state want me to.
“I have contributed a lot to the country and also to the state in areas of employment generation, fight against poverty, agricultural revolution and women empowerment.
“We pray for Allah’s guidance and assistance and may the answer to your demands be the continuous development of the state,’’ he added.
This medium had shared campaign posters of the minister which surfaced online yesterday.
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