Former deputy governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Kingsley Muoghalu, has explained that his decision not to contest elections in 2023 after losing the primaries in his former party, Young Progressives Party, YPP, was born of deep reflections and final.
He however hinted that many parties have asked him to fly their banners saying that he feels honoured by such considerations.
“I am truly honored and grateful to all the Nigerian political parties that have approached and offered me the opportunity to be their presidential candidate or otherwise be on their presidential tickets for the 2023 election.
” It is truly humbling to see the level of appreciation for my contributions to our country’s politics and nation-building,” Muoghalu said in a statement from his verified social media handle on Facebook.
He also promised that he still participate in national politics.
“As difficult as it has been to respectfully decline all these offers, I am at peace with my decision, reached upon serious reflection following resignation from my previous political party, not to be on the ballot in 2023.
“I will continue to serve. Nigeria needs us all,” he said.