Rabiu Kwankwaso, the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP, has spoken about his running mate, Daily Post reports.
The politician opened up on why he settled for Bishop Isaac Idahosa as his running mate.
Kwankwaso explained that he settled for Idahosa because the clergyman is a true role model to Nigerian youths.
He described Idahosa as a man of impeccable intergrity with outstanding records.
In a statement by his media aide, Muyiwa Fatosa, on Thursday, Kwankwaso said the selection of Idahosa followed careful considerations and meticulous screening of more than 20 prospective candidates.
He disclosed that all 20 prospective candidates were eminently qualified to be his running mate.
The statement reads: “Idahosa was selected because of his outstanding record, his impeccable integrity, his broad understanding of the Nigerian State and its contemporary challenges, his undiluted commitment to improving the conditions of Nigerians, and his sincere believe that a New and Better Nigeria is possible if we work together with sincerity, tolerance, competence, and faith.
“A self-made achiever and a credible Nigerian, Bishop Idahosa is also selected because he represents the definition of a true role-model for the Nigerian Youth.”