The attorney-general of the federation (AGF) and minister of justice, Abubakar Malami has declared his intention to participate in the Kebbi state governorship election in 2023 under the All Progressives Congress, APC.
Malami made his intention known at an event in Kebbi on Monday.
He lost the Kebbi governorship ticket of the APC to the incumbent governor, Atiku Bagudu in 2014.
During the declaration, Malami said he is counting on the people for their support, adding that he would not betray them if elected into office.
“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,” he said.
“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.”