2023: Pray for best leadership to emerge – Gen Gowon to Nigerians

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General Yakubu Gowon, former Head of State, has told Nigerians that the country deserves the best in terms of leadership, urging them to earnestly pray for the 2023 general election.

Receiving officials of the Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG) at his Asokoro, Abuja home on Friday, Gowon said leaders and citizens at all levels have a duty to sustain peace, progress and national unity, explaining that he has no partisan inclination.

The PCG in a statement said Gen. Gowon believes that God will decide the final outcome of the 2023 general election no matter the level of intrigues and circumstances.

He added that in the nation’s interest, all politicians and their followers must look beyond the struggle for positions and sustain their faith for peace, unity and the future of Nigeria.

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General Gowon charged, “Sustain hope, believe in Nigeria and believe in the cause of unity and peace.”

The Progressive Consolidation Group is one of the support groups in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) that has elected to work to actualize a Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the Vice President’s presidency in 2023.

The PCG’s Deputy National Chairman (North), Musa Liman Kwande who is also the Baraden of Lafia Emirate and the Coordinator of PCG, Ahmed Muhammed Zagi, had a brief closed-door interaction with General Gowon.

Zagi, while speaking on their visit to General Gowon’s residence explained that their consultation visit was a matter of courtesy, stressing that as an elder statesman, General Gowon embraces everyone without any involvement in partisan politics.

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