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My Presidential Aspiration Is Not A Do Or Die Affair – Bala Mohammed

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State
Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State

May 09, (THEWILL) – Bauchi State Governor and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Bala Mohammed, on Monday in Minna, hinted that should he fail to pick the party’s presidential ticket for the 2023 election, he will fall back to his plan B and even C.

Speaking to newsmen shortly after meeting with party delegates at the PDP headquarters in Minna, the Presidential Aspirant pointed out that his presidential aspiration is not a do-or-die affair and it will never be so.

“There is nothing wrong with someone having a plan B or plan C in politics, I am a general and I always plan for the best, not only for myself, but for people around me.

“I am a democrat, this is not a do or die affair, we are here to present ourselves and we should not be presumptuous”, he said.

On zoning of the presidency to the North, the governor said zoning is not a problem for him as zoning arrangement he emphasised, is one of the ways to ensure equity and justice in the country.

He maintained that the party is responsible for zoning and as members, they are ready to abide by the decision of the party

“The party has responsibility for zoning and wherever it is zoned to, we are ready to abide by the decision of the party. Zoning is a provision that will ensure equity and justice and it is under the purview of the party wherever it is done, we believe in the supremacy of the party, and we believe that if it is done by the party, we will accept it.

“The party leaders have the discretion and the right to choose whichever zone they want and we must accept the zone they choose”, he said.

Notwithstanding, he stated that he is presenting himself before the party elders, members and Nigerians for them to make their decision on who will lead them.