A chieftain of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Buba Galadima, has boasted that the party’s presidential candidate, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, would succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.
Telescope.ng reports that he said Kwankwaso would win all the states in the northwest and garners enough votes in other regions of the country in the 2023 presidential election.
Galadima stated this during a chat with Arise TV on issues surrounding Nigerian politics.
He said: “Northwest has 24 million registered voters. And the whole of that space called northwest is left for the Lion (Kwankwaso) alone.
”Nigerians should know what is facing them. Take North-East where I come from, Kwankwaso will win Bauchi, he will win Gombe, he will win Adamawa, he will win Taraba. The only states where he would have to wrestle with the APC are Borno and Yobe.
“If you take northcentral, we will win Plateau, we will win Nasarawa, technically we will win Benue; of course, Kogi is his second home. We will win Niger, and now Kwara from our visit is falling into the stable.
“We will win Cross River, we will win Akwa Ibom, we will win Edo, and we will win Oyo. We are fighting for the soul of Delta. If that Delta falls in, Kwankwaso on the first ballot will be the president of Nigeria.”
Galadima also said that even if ethnoreligious politics is played out in the presidential election, Kwankwaso would still emerge victorious.
He added: “And in case, you do sectional, tribal and religious politics, what would happen is that Kwankwaso is going to come number one with the highest number of electoral votes, and whoever comes second, they will go into the election, Kwankwaso is the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”