Why Talks Between Peter Obi, Kwankwaso Collapsed – Okupe

Obi and Kwankwaso

The Director-General of the Peter Obi Presidential Campaign Organisation, Doyin Okupe, has stated why talks over the planned alliance between the Labour Party and the New Nigerian People’s Party for the 2023 general election collapsed.

VANTAGE NEWS reports that Okupe, who is the placeholder as running mate to the LP presidential candidate and former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, said this while speaking on Tuesday as a guest on Politics Today, a current affairs programme on Channels Television.

Okupe states that the plan by both parties to form an alliance had been dead since about four weeks ago.

According to Okupe, the negotiation became deadlocked when the LP side queried the emergence of another Muslim northerner succeeding the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), a Muslim from the North.


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