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2023: Kwankwaso Emerges NNPP Presidential Candidate

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A former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso has emerged as the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) for the 2023 elections.

The sole aspirant emerged through a voice vote by delegates at the party’s National Convention held at the velodrome of the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja on Wednesday.

In his acceptance speech, the former Defence Minister appreciated those who dropped their presidential aspirations for him and the delegates that elected him.

Kwankwaso said that he would do whatever mattered to ensure the success of NNPP and its candidates for various elective positions in the 2023 General Election.

“Our party is so lucky, having young men and women with integrity contesting various positions in 2023.

“While congratulating all of us, I want to urge Nigerians to vote for NNPP,” he said.

Kwankwaso had earlier pledged to provide the necessary infrastructure for the development of Nigeria if elected.

“Our government will ensure that adequate roads are provided, ensure that trains are working.

“We are going to improve the aviation industry to make it more effective and affordable so that many people as possible can travel either by road by water or by air in this country,” he promised.

He also urged all party members and supporters to register and get their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) before the 30 June deadline for registration.


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