March 20, 2023



2023: Kwankwaso within the race to win – Olayoku  

The New Nigerian Folks’s Celebration (NNPP) has once more dismissed insinuations that the Presidential Candidate of the get together, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso is a spoiler within the subsequent yr’s Presidential election.

The get together’s Nationwide Secretary, Dipo Olayoku, acknowledged this in Abuja on Monday in a press release he issued after an emergency assembly of the Nationwide Working Committee (NWC), the place some publications towards the get together and its presidential candidate have been reviewed.

In response to the assertion, the NWC additionally reviewed the timetable for the kick-off of its presidential marketing campaign.

The assertion quipped that after reviewing some stories towards the get together and its Presidential candidate, the NWC found that they have been sponsored towards the get together.

On Monday, a weekly newspaper had raised the query: “Kwankwaso a contender or spoiler”? 

However the NNPP Working Committee, nevertheless, stated, its presidential candidate was the one to beat within the 2023 presidential election, subsequently can’t be a spoiler or a pretender.

The nationwide secretary who additionally dismissed the report of the storm within the get together and stated journalists and media homes ought to refuse for use by some candidates to run the NNPP and its presidential candidate down.

He stated different political events and their candidates had made the NNPP presidential candidate their goal, that no week would go with out them sponsoring one factor or the opposite within the media towards him or the get together.

Past the weekly publication elevating query on whether or not Kwankwaso is a contender or spoiler, consideration of the nationwide management of the get together was additionally drawn to a report of storm within the get together by a web-based portal, Information Specific.

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“The report alleged {that a} chieftain of the get together is a mole, working for an additional get together and its presidential candidate. 

In response to the report, this has positioned the chieftain towards the NNPP presidential candidate, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.

“Nonetheless, l need state that nothing may be farther from reality than this. We within the Nationwide Working Committee think about these stories because the handiwork of  fifth columnists, who’ve been attempting to trigger disaffection within the get together and they’ll by no means succeed. 

“They’d tried previously to plant such discord that our presidential candidate, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso was going to step down for an additional presidential candidate. Since that couldn’t fly they’ve resorted to planting sundry tales towards the get together.

“As a political get together, our mission and imaginative and prescient and that of our presidential candidate may be very clear. That mission and imaginative and prescient is to win the presidential election subsequent yr and to take the nation out of the woods, which it has been within the final seven years.

“The meritorious and distinguished credentials of our presidential candidate Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso in public service and all of the political workplaces that he held are indeniable and nobody can fault them.

“We do sincerely perceive that it’s the tree with the ripe fruits that draws the eye of the folks, the explanation for the barrage of assaults towards our get together and its presidential candidate.

“Nonetheless, we’re shifting, because the get together is working in concord and unity of function for what it’s doing. We stay targeted and wouldn’t permit anyone to distract us by sowing seeds of disaffection within the get together. NNPP stays the quickest rising get together within the nation.

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“We’re, subsequently, calling on all our members and teeming supporters to ignore all deceptive and diversionary stories,” the assertion stated.