The Unusual Nigeria Peoples Occasion (NNPP) has refuted claims that its 2023 presidential candidate, Rabiu Kwankwaso, is an ethnic bigot.
Kumornews reviews that Kwankwaso used to be labelled an ethnic bigot following his assertion in Gombe Remark closing weekend while inaugurating the Gombe Remark Government of the obtain collectively in which he used to be quoted to fetch acknowledged the Igbos were correct industry people however uncomfortable politicians.
The NNPP in his defence said that Kwankwanso’s whisper on Ndigbo and people of the South-East used to be misrepresented and taken out of context.
This used to be disclosed in a Sallah message on Saturday issued by the National publicity secretary, Agbo Foremost, at the obtain collectively secretariat in Abuja.
Agbo emphasised that Kwankwaso has deep-seated respect for the people of the South-East and all Nigerians, along side that the obtain collectively’s presidential candidate will by no intention talk less of any ethnic community or faith.
He added that the NNPP used to be based by an celebrated son of Ndigbo, Dr Boniface Aniebunam, who used to be also the pioneer National Chairman and at the moment the Chairman of its Board of Trustees.
“Kwankwaso’s fresh feedback on the apt people of South-East were misunderstood and taken out of context. He is a man of honour who loves all Nigerians passionately and needs to help them as president if voted into build of industrial.
“The converse of the nation is nasty and calls for patriotism by all Nigerians to confront multifarious challenges bedevilling the nation. NNPP urges eligible voters to steal supreme thing about the extension of the INEC voter registration to register and create their permanent voter playing cards and obtain certain they vote for Unusual Nigeria Other folks’s Occasion candidates in all elections.
“The Unusual Nigeria Other folks’s Occasion (NNPP) congratulates the Muslim Ummah on the event of this one year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. The obtain collectively enjoins Muslims to imbibe the virtues of affection, sacrifice and tolerance which the event signifies,” he acknowledged.
In step with the assertion, the NNPP acknowledged that Kwankwaso will live the a form of regional and sectarian agitations facing the nation if he wins the 2023 presidency.
Till their arrests, chief of the Indigenous Other folks of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu and Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday “Igboho’ Adeyemo had been leading the agitations for secession.
Kanu is at the moment in the custody of the Division of Remark Services after he used to be rearrested and repatriated from Kenya while Igboho, who had been launched on bail is silent present process correct complaints in Benin Republic.
Agbo acknowledged, “The obtain collectively is optimistic that lots of agitations in all zones in Nigeria will likely be a thing of the past if a progressive and transformative chief fancy Kwankwaso is elected president of Nigeria.
“Here’s our likelihood to correct the mistakes made in outdated elections. A unusual Nigeria beckons. Together, we are in a position to restore the nation’s glory and prosperity because the mountainous arsenal of democracy in Africa.”