2023 Election: AGF Malami declares for Kebbi governorship
Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), says he will be contesting for the Kebbi state governorship in 2023.
Malami, who doubles as the minister of justice, declared his intention to run for the office at an event in Kebbi on Monday, stating that he wanted to work for people of Kebbi state.
Recall that he lost the Kebbi governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Atiku Bagudu, the state governor, in 2014.
Bagudu is completing a second term in office.
The attorney-general of the federation said he needed the support of state residents to actualise is goal, adding that he would not betray them if elected.
Malami said he wanted to become governor in order to improve the lives of Kebbi people.
“If God in His mercies permits, and all goes well, I will as a politician contest the governorship of Kebbi state. I am seeking your support,” THISDAY quoted him as saying.
“I want to announce that I will contest indeed and as such I am counting on your prayers and support so that we can all work and survive the race together.
“I have no history of betrayal and I won’t betray you people. I will work for you