2023: UNNYF urge CBN Governor, Emefiele to join presidential race

A group of youths, Unified Northern Nigeria Youth Forum (UNNYF) has joined Nigerians in calling on former Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emiefiele to come out and join Nigerians vying for the Presidency of Nigeria.

The convener of the group, Mohammed Salihu Danlami, who said his team had gone round the 18 Northern states ends the tour with Kwara because of the strategic position of the state adding that the grand finale of the tour called on Godwin Emifiele to run for the presidency will come up in Abuja the Federal Capital Territory soon.


Danlami hinted that the Unified Northern Nigeria Youth Forum is made up of over 40 different youth groups who believe in the capability and experience of the CBN Governor.

Responding to questions on what his group would do if Dr. Emiefiele turns down the call to run for Presidency, Mohammed Salihi Danlami replied that the issue is not about his interest

The Spokesman of the group, Aliyu Mohammed Sanni, in his remarks buttressed the desires of Northern Youths highlighting the various achievements of Dr. Godwin Emiefiele while as CBN Governor and even after he left office through his philanthropic gestures through his foundation

Earlier in his welcome address, the Kwara State Coordinator of the forum, Lukman AbdulRauf applauded the gesture of Norther Youths in seeking peaceful coexistence of Nigerians by coming up with the idea of ceding the Presidency to the South and narrowing down the search for a competent and trusted candidate in Dr. Godwin Emiefiele.

The Kwara State Coordinator made the mentioned benefits derived from the Central Bank of Nigeria under the leadership of Godwin Emiefiele adding that his experience as an economist save the country during the COVID 19 lockdown through his agricultural initiative across the country, Kwara inclusive.

Some of the participants who spoke with our correspondent said that Dr. Godwin Emiefiele is eminently qualified to be Nigerian President especially since such a call is coming from Northern Youths a show of patriotism and determination to make Nigeria a better place for all

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