The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has said that the party will not tolerate any form of intimidation from any quarters in the forthcoming 2023 general elections in Kano.
Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, spokesperson to the Party’s Gubernatorial Candidate in Kano Engr Abba K Yusuf, who made this known during a press conference on Wednesday in Kano also warned that the party would resist any funny attempt to have an inconclusive elections like in 2019.
” It is our resolve to champion an issue based campaign that is devoid of malice, witch-hunting and black so as not to heat the polity.
We shall not allow a repeat of the strange inconclusive ploy deployed in the 2019 elections in the State.
We urge all security agencies to remain just and fair through a professional conduct of their civic responsibilities by creating a level playing ground for all candidates”, he urged.
Bature further noted that the party is fully aware of what he described ‘the evil activities’ of a syndicate of some politicians who collect permanent voters’ card (PVC) of unsuspecting voters with the aim to disenfranchise them from exercising their civil rights.
In view of this, he said, the NNPP has placed the necessary mechanisms to track, report and pursue legal actions on any individual or group found to be engaged in the heinous act which is contrary to the provision of the law.
The spokesperson also revealed that His Excellency, Engr. Abba Yusuf overwhelmed by the sustained momentum and perseverance of his teaming supporters and the good people of Kano from 2019, would unveil his blueprint to the general public and inaugurate the state campaign council within the next few days.
“With the growing number of registered voters in Kano and willingness to participate in forthcoming elections, we are optimistic that the people’s mandate would prevail and every vote must count insha Allah”, Sanusi expressed optimism.