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Kwankwaso confirms talks with Peter Obi over Parties merging

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The presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso, has confirmed they are in talks with his Labour Party counterpart, Peter Obi, over a possible merger.

He revealed this during an interview with BBC Hausa.

“We are really talking to Peter Obi, or at least saying that the committee is working to look into the matter (and cooperate with him), and friends and family are coming to talk to us about it,” Kwankwaso said.

He noted that their collaboration was especially important as the All Progressives (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had not fielded an Igbo vice-presidential candidate.

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Recall that On Friday, Obi named former presidential spokesman, Doyin Okupe, as his running mate to meet with INEC Deadline




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