• The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has attacked the PDP presidential candidate for claiming he was in talks with Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso
  • Professor Rufai Ahmed Alkali, NNPP’s national chairman, said Kwankwaso was not hatching any alliance plans with Atiku.
  • However, Alkali asked the PDP presidential candidate to resign from Kwankwaso, saying the latter is young and has a new idea.

FCT, Abuja – The New Nigerian People’s Party (NNPP) says its presidential candidate, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, is not in talks with Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) champion Atiku Abubakar over a possible alliance.

Professor Rufai Ahmed Alkali, NNPP National Chairman, made this known while addressing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, January 31. Vanguard informed.

The NNPP has called on the PDP presidential candidate to step down as Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso. Photo credits: @atiku, @KwankwasoRM
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He was reacting to Atiku’s comment that he was in talks with Kwankwaso and Labor Party presidential candidate Peter Obi for a possible alliance before the 2023 presidential election.

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Alkali added that NNPP members were concerned by Atiku’s statement. She urged Atiku to respect his age, insisting that the party was not in talks with him about any possible alliance.

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Why you should give up Kwankwaso, Alkali tells Atiku

Speaking further, Alkali called on Atiku to resign from Kwankwaso, saying the NNPP presidential candidate is young and has a new idea.

“We are not talking to Atiku. He should know that there are other people who have the right to be president and Kwankwaso has done a lot for Nigerians and Nigeria. Kwankwaso is a forerunner in the race,” the NNPP president said.

Alkali expressed his confidence that Kwankwaso will win, saying that PDP is no longer as formidable as it used to be.

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“Five governors are not with Atiku. These governors come from powerful states. The other two have been sending messages that they will not support Atiku,” she added.

Obi-Datti’s campaign organization says Peter Obi is not in talks with Atiku

In a related development, the Obi-Datti Campaign Organization said Labor Party presidential candidate Peter Obi is not in talks with Atiku about a possible alliance before the 2023 general election.

The spokesperson for the campaign organization, Yunusa Tanko, had this to say on Wednesday, February 1.

According to Tanko, those who affirm the alliance are only trying to exploit Obi’s popularity.

Source: Legit.ng