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2023: Atiku can’t match Kwankwaso in the north – Ex-Lawmaker

The spokesperson for the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP), Abdulmumin Jibrin, has said that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar,…

The spokesperson for the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP), Abdulmumin Jibrin, has said that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, cannot match the presidential candidate of his party, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwnakwaso.

Jibrin disclosed this during an interview on Channels TV’s Politics Today.

The former lawmaker said that Kwnakwaso would clear the votes in the North and secure sufficient votes in the southern part of the country.

He said, “My brother, Daniel Bwala, talked about PDP being everywhere, but how? In 20215 they were defeated roundly; in 2019 they were defeated roundly. In 2023 they will still be defeated roundly. Their candidate (Atiku) is not a match to Kwankwaso in the northern part of the country.

“When you talk about the APC, what APC don’t want anybody to talk about is the fact that they have been winning all these previous elections because they started the elections with ballot sheets of 12 million votes because of Buhari. Today that 12 million votes are no longer there.

“For the first time in eight years or 10 years, they will start a presidential election with zero. Where are they going to get eight million votes? That is what the leaders of APC are not addressing now. They will start from zero. Show me one person from the APC that can influence that chunk of votes. They cannot have it. So the reality of the matter is that Kwankwaso has the north locked down and he will have sufficient votes from the southern part of the country.”