A total sum of N511,257,000 has been generated by the Kano State Campaign Council of the New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP, to fund its campaigns and other election logistics for the February 25 and March 11 2023 elections in the state.
The figures were disclosed in a statement issued by the spokesperson for the Kano NNPP Campaign Council, Sanusi Dawakin Tofa, after the party’s fundraising dinner held on Sunday night at the Afficent Event Centre in Kano.
According to the statement, the chairman, Kano NNPP 2023 Fundraising Committee, Kawu Sumaila, who read the donation outcome last night, expressed his surprise and gratitude over the support.
He said the donation was a clear testimony that Kano people are tired of both APC and PDP.
Mr Sumaila added that the donation would be used to support campaign and election logistics.
The statement quoted the NNPP gubernatorial candidate, Abba Yusuf as saying that the overwhelming support he enjoys is a testimony to the fact that the good people of Kano are in need of new crop of leadership both at the state and in national levels.
Mr Yusuf reassured his commitment to championing an inclusive leadership where every citizen and resident of Kano state would given the opportunity to enjoy the best practices of good governance.
In his keynote address, the presidential candidate of NNPP, Rabiu Kwankwaso, said Nigeria is at the crossroad and that the people are provided with multiple options, the good, the bad and the ugly.
Mr Kwankwaso said the voters are getting wiser by the day and that their decision to vote for the NNPP is the only solution to the country’s problems.
Also, the chief launcher, Tijjani Jobe, who is also a member representing Dawakin Tofa/Rimingado/Tofa Federal Constituency, donated the sum of N50million.
Mr Jobe described Mr Kwankwaso’s political sagacity as second to none among Nigeria’s high ranking politicians.
Other major donors include Abdulmumin Jibrin, who contributed N25 million; Sani Muhammad Hotoro, N20 million; Nasiru Danfaranshi, N20 million; Kabiru Rurum, N10 million; Badamasi Ayuba, N10 million, among many others.