The situation rocking the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) took different magnitude connected Friday erstwhile chieftains of the enactment from the South West portion passed a ballot of assurance successful Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, the party’s 2023 statesmanlike candidate.
The stalwarts of the enactment took the determination during a statutory South West zonal enforcement gathering held successful Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
DAILY POST recalls that a faction of the enactment led by Dr Boniface Aniebonam had earlier announced that it had suspended the erstwhile politician of Kano State from the party. But the chieftains of the enactment from the six states successful the South West portion person decided otherwise, by pledging their enactment and loyalty to the erstwhile politician of Kano State.
Some of the leaders of the enactment who were contiguous astatine the gathering included the National Vice Chairman (South West), Prince Ademola Ayoade; National Auditor, Ladipo Johnson; and the Osun State Chairman, Dr Tosin Odeyemi.
Others are the Chairman of Chairmen, South West Forum, Pastor Peter Olagookun; Lagos State chairperson, Mrs Veronica Dikko Kila; Ekiti State caretaker chairman, Dr Oluyinka Gabriel Folahan; and Ogun State caretaker chairman, Prince Kunle Ibrahim.
The South West leaders, portion rejecting the enactment of Aniebonam outright, called connected each suspended erstwhile members of the enactment to toed the enactment of honour.
They besides called connected Aniebonam and his radical to retrace their steps.
The enactment leaders called connected each Nigerians, particularly those from the South-West geopolitical zone, to enactment NNPP for bully governance and prime leadership.
In the communiqué work by Ayoade, they agreed to bash each that is indispensable to reposition the enactment for amended show successful the future.
According to them: “We hereby hold and enactment the assorted activities of the National Working Committee (NWC) and the National Executive Committee (NEC), aft assessing and appraising the assorted activities of our enactment during the past wide elections, and hold to bash everything indispensable to reposition the enactment for amended show successful the future.
“Also the full committee passed a ballot of assurance connected the NWC, the National Executive Committee (NEC), and the enactment of the party, Senator Musa Rabiu Kwankwaso, and wholly rejected the charade by a radical of erstwhile members of the NNPP led by Dr Boniface Aniebonam. We volition enactment with the radical to contiguous the NNPP arsenic an alternate enactment for the governance of the country.”
DAILY POST reports that the South West caput of the party, Dr Tunde Oke, Public Relations Officer Kilamuwaye Badmus, and the enactment president successful Oyo State, Mr Adeosun Sunday, held a closed-door gathering with the South West person of the party, Alhaji Adebisi Olopoeyan, astatine his residence successful Ibadan.