From Ahmed Idris, Birnin Kebbi
As the 2015 general elections draws closer, a nongovernmental organization under the auspices of the Concerned Citizens for Social Justice (CCSJ), Kebbi State has declared its support for the candidature of Alh. Buhari Bello, the former Executive Secretary of National Human Rights Commission, to vie for the seat of the governor of the state under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The chairman of the association, Suleman Mohammed made this known to newsmen in Birnin Kebbi yesterday after the general meeting of all the members comprising the 21 local government coordinators of the association.
According to the chairman, the association after analyzing the track public service record of Bello at the then National Electoral Commission , National Human Rights Commission and various international and national committees have unanimously endorsed the ex NHRC executive for post of the governor of Kebbi in 2015.
“In view of the clean public record of Buhari Bello at various sensitive organisations in the country, we have endorsed him to succeed Governor Dakingari in 2015, we are therefore appealing to the APC National Working Committee , Board of Trustees and the entire national executives of the APC to support the candidature of Buhari Bello to become the next governor of our dear state in the interest of justice, equity and development “, he said.
The secretary of the association, Adamu Abdullahi also told newsmen that the association will mobilize for grassroots support for Buhari Bello in all the nooks and crannies of the state.