JUST IN: The NNPP Southwest chair considers Kwankwaso political burden

The recently elected Vice National Chairman (South-West) of the New Nigeria People’s Party, Alhaji Wasiu Ajirotutu, has characterized the former Presidential candidate of the party in the 2023 election, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, as a political liability.

He challenged Kwankwaso to publicly deny allegations that he had met with the All Progressives Congress candidate, Bola Tinubu, just four days before the election….CONTINUE READING

In a statement released to the press on Monday, the NNPP regional leader insisted that the meeting between Kwankwaso and Bola Tinubu shortly before the Presidential Election constituted anti-party activities and a breach of trust by the NNPP’s presidential candidate.
Ajirotutu assumed the role of Southwest Chairman of the Party last week Tuesday after the Board of Trustees removed Kwankwaso’s faction of the NWC and imposed a six-month suspension on Kwankwaso.

Reacting to the suspension of Kwankwaso, Ajirotutu made it clear that the former NNPP presidential candidate allegedly used the party’s structure for personal gains.

He, however, expressed readiness to make the party an enviable one in the Southwest.

He added, “Kwankwaso cajoled us as if he is contesting for presidency whereas he is a pretender and not a contender.

“He came to trade with the name of the party by hobnobbing with other Political parties and their candidates to get favour. It’s very unfortunate that it’s this same Kwankwaso that is now accusing an innocent man in the person of our founder, Dr. Boniface Aniebonam of anti-party activities.

“I want to enjoin all NNPP members in Yoruba land to be calm and watchful as events unfold for a New Nigeria of our dreams….CONTINUE READING