- Abdulmumin Jibrin says Rabiu Kwankwaso will not be running mate of Labor Party (LP) standard-bearer Peter Obi
- According to him , presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), is a major political player
- NNPP and LP are currently discussing a possible coalition for the 2023 presidential election to bid to defeat the two major political parties
The idea that Rabiu Kwankwaso, the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) presidential candidate, will be a running mate to Peter Obi, Labor standard-bearer Party (LP), was snubbed by a former member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin.
Jibrin made the point during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics on Sunday, April 26. June.
NNPP and LP are currently discussing a possible coalition for the presidents 2023 general election to beat the two major political parties.
One topic of conversation that has dominated the discussion is the choice of presidential candidate and running mate between Kwankwaso and Obi.
“Clearly, Kwankwaso will not be Peter Obi’s running mate. By any standards, Kwankwaso should be the presidential nominee,” the NNPP chief said during the show.
“Kwankwaso has more political exposure and experience. He has a higher profile when it comes to (political presence). He has more political experience of how to win the election.
“At the end of the day if you look at the equity ratio in terms of vote counts, it’s going to be about a 70 to 30 percent ratio. We aim to bring in 70 percent of the contributions. Even when it comes to business – Peter Obi is experienced in the business – he knows that whoever brings in the larger share of the equity will be expected to stay on board.”
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Meanwhile, the Plateau state government has responded, reporting that the state governor has relinquished leadership while pursuing vice presidential ambitions.< /p>
According to the state government, the report released by a news outlet is titled: “How Governor Lalong left the plateau for Lagos, lobbied desperately and squandered state resources to get Tinubu’s running mate to become – Sources” an invention.
The government said in a statement:
“This report is the perfect case study for fa Deleted news, yellow journalism, sponsored hatchet jobs and irresponsible reporting deserves absolutely no response but to save right-thinking members of society from being misled by this horrible product which is an epic case of abuse of the noble profession of journalism .”