Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has tipped Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State to succeed in the race for the 2023 presidential election.
Wike stated this on Sartuday in Bauchi when he paid a courtesy visit to Governor Bala Mohammed at Ramat House Bauchi.
Governor Wike expressed satisfaction with Governor Bala’s developmental projects describing him as a reliable and dependable colleague.
He described calls made by individuals, groups and organizations on Governor Bala to run for the presidency in the 2023 election, as timely adding that the Bauchi Governor has all it takes.
Also speaking, Governor Bala expressed gratitude to Governor Wike for visiting Bauchi on the special occasion of the new year.
Governor Wike on arrival paid a courtesy visit to His Royal Highness, the Emir of Bauchi, Dr Rilwanu Sulaimanu Adamu where the Emir conferred him with a traditional title of Jagoran Bauchi.
On his part, the Emir of Bauchi, Dr Rilwanu Sulaimanu Adamu said Governor Wike’s visit will further strengthen his relationship with Governor Bala, Bauchi Emirate and the cordial relationship between Rivers and Bauchi states.