Bauchi South NNPP Senatorial Aspirant Step Down For Incumbent Senator Gumau

One of the senatorial aspirants of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) for Bauchi South Senatorial District, Musa Babangida Maijama’a has withdrawn his aspiration few hours to the conduct of the party’s primaries. 

Maijama’a categorically declared that he stepped down for the incumbent Senator representing Bauchi South Senatorial District, Lawan Yahaya Gumau considering his experience having represented the area in the last 6 years. 

Announcing his withdrawal while speaking with Journalists in his house on Sunday, Babangida Maijama’a said that he withdrew his aspiration in the interest of unity in the party. 

He said, “For a few days now, we have been discussing and talking on the need for unity of purpose in the NNPP and it has led us to this situation. I feel that the best thing is for me to withdraw”. 

“Three of us are in the race for ticket of the party, my feeling is that, we don’t have to go to the extent of the primaries, I have therefore withdrawn from the race and consultations will continue to see that we reached a consensus”.

He added that, “I am talking to the other person to see how we can convince him to also withdraw his aspiration so that we will have a consensus candidate in the person of Senator Lawal Yahaya Gumau”. 

He stressed that, “My intention is how to make the NNPP the best alternative to the dominance of APC and PDP. We want the voters to have a better choice in the coming elections. In Bauchi state, our aim is to win all the political office and establish government”. 

Babangida then called on all party members to ensure that they did everything in the best interest of the party because according to him, “individual interests will not take us anywhere near victory”. 

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