2023 Presidency: Heartbreak for Kwankwaso as NNPP in Northern State Endorses Another Candidate

2023 Presidency: Heartbreak for Kwankwaso as NNPP in Northern State Endorses Another Candidate

  • Members of the NNPP in Bauchi state on Friday, January 20, joined the PDP and have endorsed Atiku Abubakar
  • According to Dele Momodu, the members also are calling on the NNPP's presidential candidate, Rabiu Kwankwaso, to step down for Atiku
  • This is coming on the heels of Kwankwaso's description that the Labour Party is much like Andrew Liver Salt

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Bauchi - According to Dele Momodu, the New Nigeria Peoples Party (PDP) in Bauchi state has endorsed Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s flagbearer for the coming presidential election.

Momodu, a member of the PDP's presidential campaign council stated this via Instagram on Friday, January 20.

According to Momodu, the NNPP is urging Rabiu Kwankwaso to join Atiku in the PDP.

In his post, Momodu stated:

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"NNPP in Bauchi State has endorsed Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party and urged their leader Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso to join the Atiku winning train."

His disclosure comes with a video in which a leading member of the NNPP in Bauchi declared full support for Atiku ahead of the February 25 poll.

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In the said clip the principal member alongside others pulled off their signature hat which they probably got initially as a token of support for Kwankwaso, the presidential candidate of the NNPP.

2023 presidency: No road for Tinubu, Kwankwaso, Obi as states begin race on who will bring Atiku most votes

There is now a competition among some prominent Nigerian states on who will bring the highest number of votes for Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Paty (PDP) during the general elections.

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The states involved in what had been described as a tournament are Adamawa, Delta, Sokoto, and Bauchi.

On his part, the governor of Bauchi, Bala Mohammed, who was at a recent campaign rally in the north, boasted that his state will win the ongoing tournament.

Via Instagram on Sunday, January 15, a member of the PDP's presidential campaign council, Dele Momodu, wrote:

"A tournament has been declared between Adamawa, Delta and Sokoto on who will bring the most votes to Atiku/PDP. Governor Bala Mohammed says Bauchi shall bring more votes than anywhere else.
"Atiku an Idea Whose Time Has Come."

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