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Kano Residents Support Abba Gida Gida with Over N500m

Kano residents have donated over five hundred and eleven million, two hundred and fifty-seven thousand Naira (N511,257m) for the 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 Chief Spokesperson of the NNPP Campaign Council, Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa after the party’s fundraising dinner held on Sunday night at the Afficient Event Centre in Kano.
According to the statement, the Chairman, of NNPP Kano 2023 Fundraising Committee, Hon. Dr. Sulaiman Abdulrahman Kawu Sumaila who read the donation outcome last night expressed his surprise and gratitude over the massive support received, emphasizing that it is a clear testimony that the Kano people are tired of both APC and PDP. Hon. Kawu Sumaila added that the donation would be used to support the campaign and election logistics.
The statement quoted the NNPP gubernatorial candidate Engr. Abba K Yusuf also known as (Abba Gida Gida) as saying that the overwhelming support he enjoys is a testimony to the fact that the good people of Kano are in need of a new crop of leadership both at the state and national levels.
Abba Gida Gida reassured his commitment to championing an inclusive leadership where every citizen and resident of Kano state would give the opportunity to enjoy the best practices of good governance.
The statement further disclosed the words of the NNPP presidential candidate Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, who said in his keynote address, that Nigeria is at the crossroad and that the electorates are provided with multiple options, the good, the bad, and the ugly. 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 predicament.
Also, the Chief Launcher Hon. Tijjani Abdulkadir Jobe, who is also a serving member of the Federal House of Representatives for Dawakin Tofa, Rimingado, and Tofa Federal constituency donated the sum of fifty million Naira. Hon. Jobe, who hails from Governor Ganduje’s constituency and is currently running against the governor’s son, described Sen. Kwankwaso’s political sagacity as second to none among Nigeria’s high-ranking politicians.
He further accused governor Ganduje of not empowering the people of his constituency.
The statement highlighted other major donors including Dr. Abdulmumin Jibrin Kofa who contributed 25 million Naira, Alh. Sani Muhammad Hotoro, 20 million Naira, Alh. Nasiru Muhammad Danfaranshi, 20 million Naira, Rt. Hon. Kabiru Alhassan Rurum, 10 million Naira, Hon. Badamasi Ayuba, 10 million Naira among many others.


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