Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, has appointed Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello as the National Youth Coordinator of the Tinubu-Shettima Presidential Campaign Council.
The appointment was conveyed in a letter dated August 8, 2022, signed by Tinubu and addressed to Bello, according to a statement issued on Sunday.
Bello has since accepted the position, promising to work hard to ensure the APC’s victory.
“Your Excellency is one great Nigerian I know, who not only exemplifies but abundantly demonstrates my aspirations for a secure, united, and prosperous Nigeria through transformational leadership and good governance,” he wrote in his acceptance letter.
Tinubu, had in the letter conveying Bello’s appointment, said, “By way of this letter, we are pleased to formally convey your appointment as National Youth Coordinator of the Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council.
“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. 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.”