Big Trouble for Atiku’s Strongest Ally as 50,000 Chieftains Dump PDP, Others, Joins NNPP in Top Northern State

Big Trouble for Atiku’s Strongest Ally as 50,000 Chieftains Dump PDP, Others, Joins NNPP in Top Northern State

  • The leadership of the New Nigeria Peoples Party in Bauchi has made fun of Governor Bala Mohammed's structure in the state
  • The chairman of the NNPP, Sani Shehu maintained that his party will collapse the leadership structure of Mohammed and his party, the PDP in Bauchi state
  • Shehu made this statement as he received about 50,000 chieftains from nine political parties in the state, a few months before the 2023 election

The Chairman of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) in Bauchi, Sani Shehu has mocked the empowerment programme of the Bauchi state Governor, Bala Mohammed.

The NNPP chieftain noted that the days of free distribution of goats as empowerment to youth and women would soon be over, Vanguard reported.

Atiku Abubakar, NNPP, Sani Shehu, Bauchi state Governor, Bala Mohammed, 2023 general elections, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed
The second term bid of Bauchi state governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has again received a major threat from the NNPP. Photo credit: Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed
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50,000 chieftains join NNPP in Bauchi state

The chairman was speaking at a rally in Bauchi on Thursday, November 10, where the party was receiving 50,000 decampees from nine political parties.

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He expressed optimism that his party’s candidate, Senator Halliru Jika will dethrone incumbent Governor Bala Mohammed from power in 2023.

He said that the days of free distribution of goats as empowerment to youth and women by the present administration in Bauchi would soon be over.

The chieftain affirmed thus:

“They refused to do what is right for the people of Bauchi. We are here to change the narratives in Bauchi state, and Bauchi is for competent people not for bunch of liars,” he said.

2023 Election: After meeting Tinubu, Atiku, Peter Obi, Arewa leaders make powerful move

Legit.ng earlier reported that the Arewa joint committee has announced that it will publish the promises the presidential candidates promised the northern region.

The northern leaders said the publication of the promises will allow Nigerians, particularly northerners, to match candidates in the 2023 poll,

However, the committee denied the claim of the NNPP presidential candidate, Rabiu Kwankwaso, that it has endorsed a particular candidate.

2023 Election: States where Peter Obi, Kwankwaso did not have foot soldiers

Despite the strength and popularity of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, and his counterpart in the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso, the duo seem to have little or no foot-soldiers in some states in Nigeria.

The proposition of little or no foot soldiers has caused their parties not to have governorship candidates in 5 states. While Labour Party could not produce a governorship candidate in one state, NNPP is missing is 4 states.

The parties would also miss out on some state senatorial districts.

Source: Legit.ng

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