- Rabiu Kwankwaso, the NNPP standard-bearer is preparing for the worse ahead of the 2023 presidential election
- With just a few weeks before the poll, the former governor of Kano state has revealed that he will accept his fate if loses the presidential election
- Kwankwaso made this disclosure on Monday, January 23, during a presidential town hall meeting at the University of Abuja
The presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso has revealed what he will do if he lost out in the forthcoming presidential election.
Kwankwaso reveals what he will do if he lost in the 2023 polls
Speaking at a town hall meeting with staff and students of the University of Abuja (UNIABUJA), on Monday, January 23, Kwankwaso, however, said the polls must be free and fair.
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“I have no problem with accepting losing election. The best way to accept the 2023 election is by doing the right thing – free, fair and of course credible election,” he said.
Kwankwaso makes fresh promises
The former defence minister also promised to increase the numerical strength of the country’s armed forces, as part of his security strategy.
He engaged with students and management staff of the university on his manifesto, which included security, education, youth inclusivity, unemployment, and the economy.
“We will give a lot of opportunity to the young men and women to serve this country as members of the armed forces, members of the police, members of the DSS and so on,” he added.
2023 presidency: Is it game over for Tinubu? As Jagaban's ex-lead campaigner chooses from Obi, Atiku, Kwankwaso
In another development, days after dumping the All Progressives Congress (APC), Najatu Muhammad, a former lead campaigner of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, endorsed another presidential candidate ahead of the February 25 election.
Daily Trust reports that the former APC bigwig has pitched her tent with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
It was confirmed by the media house that Najatu is now backing Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the PDP's standard bearer as her candidate.
2023 elections: List of states Peter Obi, Atiku, Tinubu, Kwankwaso are currently scrambling for
Of course, the battle for the presidency among frontline presidential candidates, Atiku Abubakar, Peter Obi, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and Rabiu Kwankwaso, is about who claims the most number of states during the February 25 elections.
But there are certain states whose influence in national polls is instrumental in deciding who gets the biggest chunk of votes on D-Day.
A major factor that accounts for the states' perceived influence in the coming polls is the huge number of registered voters who will be participating in the exercise from them.