Breaking: Kwankwaso Finally Resigns from PDP Ahead of 2023 Election, Gives Reason

Breaking: Kwankwaso Finally Resigns from PDP Ahead of 2023 Election, Gives Reason

  • Nigeria's lead opposition party, PDP, has lost one of its prominent chieftains ahead of the general elections next year
  • Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, a former Kano governor, on Tuesday, March 29, resigned his membership in the party
  • The leader of the influential Kwankwasiyya political movement had earlier said that both APC and PDP had nothing to offer Nigerians

Former governor of Kano state, Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, on Tuesday, March 29, resigned his membership from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

The letter stating his intention to resign his membership from the party was personally signed by the former governor and addressed to the ward chairman.

Kwankwaso, PDP, 2023 Election
Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, the former governor of Kano state, has resigned his membership from the PDP. Photo credit: Dr. Rabi'u Musa Kwankwaso, FNSE
Source: Facebook

In the resignation letter dated March 28, 2022, and shared on his Facebook page, Kwankwaso cited serious and irreconcilable differences as his reason for terminating his membership.

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According to him, his resignation from the opposition takes effect immediately.

PAY ATTENTION: Join Telegram channel! Never miss important updates! recalls that Kwankwaso had earlier confirmed that he is leaving PDP. The leader of the Kwankwasiyya political movement said he is moving to the New Nigeria People Party (NNPP).

He added that preparations were in top gear and he would announce his next step of action before the end of March.

2023: I did not leave PDP, I am still a member, Kwankwaso declares

This development comes two weeks after the former Kano state governor stated that he is still a member of the red and white flag party.

Kwankwaso disclosed that his allegiance still lies with PDP even though he admitted that talks are ongoing with New Nigeria People’s Party.

However, during the interview with BBC when asked about his current stake with PDP, he said “As we speak, I am still in the PDP.

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2023: Osinbajo's camp reportedly reaches out to Kwankwaso

Sequel to his exit rumours, reported that the camp of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo reached out to Senator Kwankwaso.

The meeting was said to have been for a possible collaboration ahead of the 2023 presidential election.

This meeting sparked rumours that the former Kano state governor might be on the verge of defecting to the ruling party.

Kwankwaso makes big announcement ahead of 2023 election

Meanwhile, Kwankwaso announced that his political movement, The National Movement (TNM) has joined forces with the New Nigeria Peoples Party.

Confirming this report in Abuja, the interim national chairman of the NNPP, John Ifeimeje, said the merger was possible because both parties share the same political ideologies.

Similarly, the coalition party also announced setting up a national caretaker committee.


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