“It’s a Game of Numbers”: Buhari’s Ex-Aide Explains Why Kwankwaso Will Succeed in APC

“It’s a Game of Numbers”: Buhari’s Ex-Aide Explains Why Kwankwaso Will Succeed in APC

  • Bashir Ahmad is of the view that the NNPP presidential candidate in the 2023 election, Rabiu Kwankwaso, will surpass expectations if he joins the ruling APC
  • This was after Kwankwaso was seen posing for photos with one of the founding fathers of the APC, Bisi Akande
  • Buhari's former aide, Ahmad, hinted that Kwankwaso is welcomed into the APC as well as his followers

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Bashir Ahmad, the former special assistant on digital communications to ex-President Muhammadu Buhari, has hinted at Rabiu Kwankwaso's possible defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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There are rumours that Kwankwaso may defect to the APC. Photo credit: @KwankwasoRM, @BashirAhmaad
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Kwankwaso, the flagbearer of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) in the 2023 presidential election, became a news item this weekend when a picture of him and Bisi Akande, a veteran grassroots politician and APC chieftain, surfaced online and sparked conversations.

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This was hours after a faction of the NNPP confirmed that the expulsion of Kwankwaso remained valid amid fresh speculation he might decamp to APC.

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They asserted that figures such as Senator Kwankwaso and the complete roster of the former national working committee have already been ousted from the NNPP.

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Reacting to the development in a post shared on his X account on Sunday, January 21, Ahmad stated that the APC is more than excited to receive Kwankwaso into its fold.

The former aide noted that Kwankwaso has all it takes to excel in the ruling party, adding that "politics is a game of numbers".

Buhari's former aide tweeted:

"We will gladly welcome Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso and his followers to our great party. Politics is a game of numbers, and Kwankwaso possesses the required numbers to excel in any type of political arena."

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In another development, Legit.ng reported that Senator Kwankwaso boasted that he was a political mastermind and nobody could beat him to the game of politics.

He stated that there were plots to frame him for some of the orchestrated violence for him to be arrested.

The NNPP chieftain said there was no deal with the APC to get a favourable judgement at the apex court.

Source: Legit.ng

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