The New Nigeria Peoples Party on Thursday said it had enlisted over 1,000 non-governmental organisations and civil rights movements that would support them in the 2023 general elections.
The party expressed optimism that with the support they were getting, they believed that a former governor of Kano State, Musa Kwankwaso, would be the next President of Nigeria.
The Liaison Officer of the NNPP, Bashir Mohammed Abacha, stated these during a meeting the party convened with the NGOs that are registered with the party.
According to him, the meeting aimed to know the challenges, prospects and the actualisation of their dreams from the NGOs perspective.
Abacha said, “It is not like we only have 50 registered NGOs. We have much more than that and they are under my office. We have started a meeting we will be doing in serries so we have 50 NGOs today in this meeting. We have over 1000 registered NGOs and associations we are dealing with right now.
“The essence is that, if you are going for an election, you need people with electoral value. The associations are from the National, States, and the Local Governments. If you are registered with the corporate affairs commission, the chances are that you have people right from the ward and at the national level…