Okupe Reveals Reasons Obi, Kwankwaso’s alliance collapsed  

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Doyin Okupe

The Labour Party temporary Vice Presidential Candidate, Dr Doyin Okupe, has shared insight into what was responsible for the collapse of the planned alliance between the Labour Party and the new Nigeria Peoples Party. 

Okupe made this disclosure while speaking on Channels Television Politics Today programme. 

He said the merger failed because  Kwankwaso of the NNPP insisted on being the presidential flagbearer despite a northern Muslim of same North-West geo-political zone, President Muhammadu Buhari, is about to complete eight years in office, adding that during the coalition talks he had asked the NNPP leadership if it was fair to field Kwankwaso, a northerner, of which the NNPP leadership said there was nothing wrong with that. 

Okupe revealed that LP is now looking at a young running mate of northern extraction. 

 

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