By Ismail Auwal
The members of 19 states of the coalition of northern Nigerian states members of the National Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Riders Association (NACTMORA), popularly known as “Keke Napep”and “Okada” riders have called on Professor Kingsley Moghalu to run for president in 2023.
The riders, in a press conference in Abuja on Friday, endorsed Prof. Moghalu, arguing that he has shown that he has a clear plan for Nigeria.
“He is passionate to lead the transformation of Nigeria into a more united country with a better economy that can eradicate poverty.”
“Many people are still remembering his candidacy in 2019 and now wish Nigeria can have such a man as its leader.” The raiders said
According to statement signed by Chairman, Coalition of 19 Northern Nigerian States NACTMORA, Alhaji Nasiru Ambursa, “Prof. Moghalu is not corrupt. He is not tribalistic. He is a man of truth and courage. He has a good heart for the common man. And he has the global pedigree needed for leadership in the 21st century.
We strongly call on Prof. Moghalu to step forward to lead Nigeria. We plead with all Nigerians, for the sake of our children and our future, to support this patriotic Nigerian.”
The group lamented about the security situation in the country and also the flight of poverty among Nigerians.
“We are deeply concerned by the terrorism, banditry, kidnapping, and also the poverty, unemployment, and ethnic and religious problems in Nigeria that are getting worse since the 2019 general election.”