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Politics of Saturday, 18 June 2022


2023: We are looking at possibility of merging with Peter Obi - Kwankwaso

Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso and Peter Obi Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso and Peter Obi

Ahead of the 2023 Presidential election, Presidential Candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has said he is in talks with the Labour Party’s Presidential Candidate, Peter Obi.

Recently, there have been speculations about the possibility of a merger between the NNPP and the LP.

However, in an interview with the BBC, Kwankwaso confirmed the plans to merger with the Labour Party.

He said, “Honestly I am In talks with Peter Obi and my committee members are also working tirelessly to do the needful regarding our merger with the Labour Party.

“We are looking into the matter to see how we can cooperate with him and also now that family and friends have also been talking to us about that possibility,” he said.

Kwankwaso, a former Governor of Kano State, also said merging with the Labour Party is very significant at this critical moment especially looking at the fact that both PDP and APC Presidential candidates did not pick their running mates from the South- East.

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