2023 Elections: “I’m Fully in the Race,” Says Odunuga Lagos NNPP Senatorial Candidate, Reveals Fresh Position

2023 Elections: “I’m Fully in the Race,” Says Odunuga Lagos NNPP Senatorial Candidate, Reveals Fresh Position

  • The fate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) is at stake following the mass defection of its members in recent days
  • Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Lagos state senatorial candidate of the NNPP has maintained that he is still in the race despite recent shake-ups in the party
  • Abdulwaheed Odunuga, who noted that he has not stepped down for the APC aspirant Kafilat Ogbara, urged constituents to get their PVC and vote NNPP

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The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) candidate for Kosofe Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Abdulwaheed Odunuga, has debunked claims that he has stepped down from the contest.

Odunuga, popularly known as ABOO, in a statement on Monday, January 30, in Lagos, said that he is fully in the race to win the seat.

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2023 general election, NNPP, Lagos state, Kosofe Federal Constituency, House of Representatives, Abdulwaheed Odunuga
NNPP senatorial candidate reveals he is still in the race. Photo credit: @abdul2odunuga
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Odunuga says he is in the race

The politician noted that he is vying for the position so as to be able to provide good leadership for the people of the constituency who put their confidence in him, The Punch reported.

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The candidate said that he was amazed to hear claims, earlier in the day, that he had stepped down for Kafilat Ogbara the candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the same seat.

Fresh twist ensues as 100,000 PDP, NNPP members decamp to APC in powerful Northern state

Meanwhile, the Kano state chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) welcomed 10,000 defectors from different political parties into the ruling party ahead of next month's presidential polls.

These defectors were welcomed and unveiled by Umma Salama Isyaka Rabiu, daughter of the prominent Islamic scholar, Sheikh Isyaka Rubiu.

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2023 Elections: Fresh Twist Ensues as 100,000 PDP, NNPP Members Decamp to APC in Kano State

Legit.ng gathered that their unveiling was announced on Sunday, January 29 in Kano at a special event where women were urged to support the candidacy of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the presidential bannerman of the APC.

Fresh trouble for Atiku as PDP vice chairman defects to APC, declares support for Tinubu

In another development, the vice chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state, Otunba Amid Adekunle Oduborisha, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Oduborisha officially joined the ruling APC at a rally in the Ikorodu area of the state on Sunday, January 8.

The former PDP leader said he joined the APC to support the presidential ambition of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the ruling party's presidential candidate.

Source: Legit.ng

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