The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) announced Barr’s choice. Ladipo Johnson as his presidential candidate Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso’s running mate.
Johnson hails from Lagos State in southwestern Nigeria and was a candidate for governor.
The NNPP made the announcement via its official Twitter account, @nnpphqabuja1, which was also confirmed by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Major Agbor.
The party wrote: “Road to 2023: Bar Ladipo Johnson is our great party’s running mate.”
Our sister publication, LEADERSHIP Friday, previously reported that three candidates from the south of the country had been selected as possible running mates for Kwankwanso.
As President of the African Institute for Business Development and Management, Johnson called on Nigerians to wake up from their slumber and take positive steps that could save the nation from another slide amid the yoke of poverty. poverty.
Johnson, who is also the organizer of “The Johnson Initiative for Positive Impact”, had previously criticized the federal government’s economic policies, saying they were enslaving Nigerians.
Johnson, in an earlier interview, regretted that people had to accept such harsh policies, adding to their recurring suffering.
Johnson said increasing the value added tax (VAT) rate to 7.5% and other related taxes on consumer goods and services, including escalating percentages up to 6% of the stamp duty on rental and lease contracts, have subjected Nigerians to further suffering.