Buba Galadima, a chieftain of the New Nigeria People’s Party
(NNPP), says if Rabiu Kwankwaso asks his supporters to dive into a fire, half
of Kano state will gladly oblige him.
Kwankwaso is a former governor of Kano and an
ex-presidential candidate – latest being on the NNPP platform. His supporters,
easily identified by their traditional red caps, call themselves the
Galadima spoke on Sunday night during an interview with
He described Kwankwaso as a person who “the people so
much believe in”.
The NNPP chieftain said Kwankwaso is still the leader of the
party, adding that attempts to portray him in bad light failed.
“If Kwankwaso says go and fall into fire and die, I am
telling you half of Kano people will do that because they so much believe in
him, they trust him,” Galadima said.
“There are some leaders of the APC that were paying
some groups in the NNPP to try to portray Kwankwaso in a bad light and they are
“But they had a taste of their own pill. They went to
court in Anambra where the party was born in Awka and challenged the
authenticity of the leadership of the NNPP.
“Do you know what the court ruled? If they ever
mentioned that again, they would find themselves in Kirikiri.
“He is still the leader of the party and I want people
to understand something. Kwankwaso was being called ‘Madugu’ before he joined
even the PDP.
“He was also called ‘Jagora’. The meaning of Madugu and
Jagora is leader. So, he is not only a leader in NNPP, but he is also a
universally accepted person as a leader and manager of human beings who has
done well for the people.
“That is why they love him.”
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