The presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Thursday announced Archbishop Isaac Idahosa as his running mate in the forthcoming 2023 general elections.
Idahosa, who is from Edo state is the presiding Bishop and the senior pastor of God First Ministry, popularly known as Illumination Assembly, Lekki Light Centre (LLC), Lagos.
In a statement by Kwankwaso Media Aide, Muyiwa Fatosa, on Friday, Kwankwaso said that his choice of Bishop Idahosa was made after careful considerations and meticulous screening of more than 20 prospective candidates, all of whom were eminently qualified to run with him.
”Idahosa was also selected because of his outstanding record, impeccable integrity, broad understanding of the Nigerian state and its contemporary challenges.”
He said that Idahosa has 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,” he said.
Idahosa 57, is a trained Automobile Engineer from Kaduna Polytechnic. He has a Master and Doctorate degrees in Theology.
He is married to Christiana Idahosa and they have two children.
Bishop Idahosa will be publicly and official unveiled to Nigerians on Monday, July 18 at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.
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