Presidential Candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP, Dr Rabiu Kwankwaso on Saturday stormed Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, where he unveiled a newly refurbished Secretariat located at Abbaganaram community, as part of strategy win all elective positions in the forthcoming general elections.
Recall that the new Secretariat was taken over by armed policemen last Thursday, after officials of Borno Urban Development Board petition that the building was formerly a residential building before converted to political party office, hence constituting nuisance to the general public, but Governor Zulum ordered that the time of sealing off the edifice is very wrong.
Kwankwaso was flanked at the unveiling of the Secretariat by the Gubernatorial candidate in the state, Dr. Umar Alkali, the senatorial candidate (Borno Central), Hon Mohammed Attom who is the leader of the party in the state among other party stalwarts.
The presidential candidate while addressing party supporters at Fordham centre, said, the policy trust of his political party is to end insecurity challenges, create jobs to the teaming youths, and revamp the economy.
The former ministerof defence said, “NNPP will surely address issues of insecurity, as the party stood for peace, unity, stability and development of Nigeria”.
The Borno state Gubernatorial Candidate, Dr Umar Alkali, said “It is very unfortunate that few days to the coming of Kwankwaso, the newly refurbished party Secretariat was taken over by armed policemen after arresting the senatorial candidate for no reasons, before it was reopened.
He said, the party cannot be intimidated or deterred, as is determined to wrest power from the ruling APC come 2023 general elections by the grace of God.
The leader of the party and senatorial Candidate (Borno Central) Hon Mohammed Attom in his speech, expressed confidence that NNPP will win all elective positions in the state, considering the pedigree of its National leader, Senator Kwankwaso who has sponsored many Borno children Orphaned by Boko Haram in the state.
He said, although, few days to the commissioning of the Secretariat, he was arrested by the police, spent over 10 hours in detention at the Borno State Police Command.