Rabiu Kwankwaso, the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has given reason why he cannot give in to pressure to collapse his political structure for labour party.
VANTAGE NEWS reports that Kwankwaso and the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi have been making moves to form an alliance ahead of the 2023 presidential election.
Talks between both parties have lingered over the inability to agree on who would emerge as the presidential candidate and who becomes the running mate.
Speaking in an interview with Channels TV on Sunday, Kwankwaso who a former Governor of Kano State said he wants the former Governor of Anambra State to be his running mate if there would be a merger between the two political parties.
Kwankwaso stated that “the northerner voters have made up their minds on what to do; certainly NNPP, nobody can change it.”
“Unfortunately, there are many issues in the South East, and a northern voter is the worst-hit in this issue of maladministration in this country.
“But even under that circumstance, a northern voter also believes that he is better with one united Nigeria.
“Therefore, most of the things that are happening in the South, especially in the South-East; people are not comfortable with that and as long as you have somebody from there in any party, it will be very difficult for the northern voters to vote, and that’s the situation now.”
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