The Imo state chairman of the New Nigeria Folks’s Occasion (NNPP), Chief Sir Mandis Duruimo, has mentioned his occasion is poised to take over the reins of governance from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) within the state.
Talking to our correspondent in Owerri, he mentioned that the occasion had been in a position to interact Imo citizens in a door-to-door marketing campaign, visiting wards and native authorities areas to communicate with them, including that they hoped to take the state to the next degree as some personalities had already proven curiosity.
Chief Duruimo additional mentioned, “We’re coming with good tidings with which to alter the narratives and make the distinction. There may be an excessive amount of of insecurity resulting in killings within the state, lack of infrastructure and different democracy dividends and Imo folks have misplaced confidence within the authorities of the day. However we’re coming to alter all that.”
On the idea in some quarters that the NNPP presidential candidate, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has been transferring from one state to the opposite opening places of work with out bothering to attend capabilities with different candidates, he mentioned workplace opening as a giant marketing campaign technique which confirmed acceptability.
He added that he did that largely earlier than official graduation of campaigns however would present his pedigree now that campaigns had began.
“We’ve places of work within the 36 states of the federation in contrast to among the events contesting with us.”
“Once more, our principal has been attending capabilities however anybody he fails to attend, he provides his causes. Every day, he has a really tight schedule and mustn’t have likelihood to take care of all invitations.”
Duruimo additionally described the media ranking which seems to maintain the NNPP Presidential candidate exterior the primary three main candidates like Peter Obi, Atiku Abubakar and Bola Tinubu more often than not as nothing greater than a social media hype.
“We don’t imagine a lot on social media. However I can guarantee you that Senator Kwankwaso is among the many 3 main contenders of the 2023 presidency.”
The Imo NNPP chairman seized the chance afforded by the chat to dismiss the insinuation in some quarters that Senator Kwankwaso is a tribal and spiritual bigot, saying his data communicate for him.
“Within the occasion, we’ve got personalities from completely different religions and tribes occupying completely different political positions in contrast to some events. We’ve no spiritual or tribal points.
“The occasion founder, Dr Aniegbulam is a Christian; the occasion chairman is a Moslem, the presidential candidate is a moslem, whereas his vice presidential candidate is a Christian, Bishop Idahosa.
“We’re additionally going to unfold political positions when he turns into president. He’s additionally gender delicate, allowed 50% nomination varieties for ladies throughout primaries”.