Thousands of youths Saturday matched across major streets of Ilorin, Kwara State capital, to declare their support for the presidential ambition of former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, come 2023.
The youths under the aegis of “The Grow Nigeria Youth Movement” converged at the Kwara State Stadium as early as 7am and passed through Taiwo, Unity, Challenge and Post Office before stopping at the GRA residence of Saraki.
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Addressing the gathering on behalf of Saraki, the Kwara State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon Babatunde Mohammed, said the action of the youth was in line with the agitation in the North Central region for the presidency.
On his part, the State Coordinator of the group, Comrade AbdulHamid Issa Mohammed, said the movement held townhall meetings with youth across the country which follows its consultations across the country.