Presidential Candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party ( NNPP), Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has confirmed that his party is in talks with the Labour Party’s Presidential Candidate, Peter Obi, ahead of the 2023 Presidential election.
Kwankwaso confirmed the plans to merger with the labor party in an interview with the BBC.
According to the former Governor of Kano State, merging with the Labour Party is very significant at this critical moment since both PDP and APC Presidential candidates did not pick their running mates from the South- East.
Recall that there have speculations about the possibility of a merger between the NNPP and the LP.
He said, “ Honestly I am In talks with Peter Obi and my committee members are also working tirelessly to do the needful regarding our merger with the labor party.
“We are looking into the matter to see how we can cooperate with him and also now that family and friends have also been talking to us about that possibility,” he said.