NNPP Denies Suspending Kwankwaso

NNPP Denies Suspending Kwankwaso
  • PublishedAugust 29, 2023

The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Kano State has described the rumoured suspension of the party candidate in the February 25 presidential election, Rabiu Kwankwaso, as fake news.


Hashimu Dunguruwa, the chairman of the NNPP in Kano, in a telephone interview, said the suspension report of the former Kano State governor was false, adding that he was at the party’s executive meeting in Abuja on Tuesday, August 29, Nigerian Tribune reported.

“I am presently in Abuja, where the party executive is holding a meeting; there was nothing like that.”

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The Kano State NNPP chairman further stated: “We were at the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting in Abuja; we just passed a vote of confidence on Dr Kwankwaso.”

According to Dunguruwa, the NEC has extended the tenure of the party’s caretaker chairman and secretary. The state chairman added that the NEC meeting was endorsed by Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano State, senators, House of Representatives and state House of Assemblies members of the NNPP, and they have passed a vote of confidence on the embattled presidential candidate.

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