- Rabiu Kwankwaso, the NNPP presidential candidate in the 2023 election, has suffered another setback as the national treasurer of his party, Shehu Ninji, resigned his membership from the party
- Ninji said his resignation from the party was due to personal interest, which he does not disclose to the public
- However, the APC has expressed optimism that Ninji would join the ruling party before the 2023 presidential election
PAY ATTENTION: How media literate are you? Click to take a quiz – bust fake news with Legit.ng!
Bauchi, Bauchi - Shehu Ninji, the national treasurer of the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) has resigned his membership from the party.
Ninji's resignation could affect the chances of Rabiu Kwankwaso, the presidential candidate of the NNPP in the 2023 presidential election.
Kwankwaso NNPP has suffered another setback as prominent exco resigned ahead of 2023 election
In his resignation letter to the Ninji wards at Ninji local government area of Bauchi state, the NNPP chieftain cited personal reasons for his resignation.
PAY ATTENTION: Сheck out news that is picked exactly for YOU ➡️ find the “Recommended for you” block on the home page and enjoy!
However, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council, which shared the letter on its Twitter page, expressed optimism that Ninji will return to the ruling party.
Latest about NNPP, Rabiu Kwankwaso, 2023 Election, APC, Bauchi
The campaign council noted that Ninji has always been welcome to the APC and that the party is always a home to the Bauchi-born politician.
The statement reads:
"NNPP National Treasurer, Hon. Shehu Barau Ningi Dumps Party, hopefully he returns to his base where he is always welcome."
2023 Election: Jubilation in APC as court gives verdict on PDP case in powerful northern state
Legit.ng earlier reported that Tersoo Kulas, the spokesperson of the Benue state APC campaign council has commended a federal high court in Abuja for dismissing a suit filed by PDP against the party.
APC Crisis: Aisha Buhari drops bombshell, reveals what northern politicians need to learn from southwest
The PDP is asking the court to disqualify and nullified the APC primaries in the state over an alleged infraction in the primary election.
Kulas said the judgment of the federal high court has proven that the primaries followed due process, credible and transparent.
The APC chieftain said the judgment proved the PDP wrong on the alleged infraction, adding that the nomination process was credible, transparent and followed due process.