2023: Kwankwaso Has Picked A Popular Nigerian Bishop As A Running Mate For The Election
Our correspondent reports that the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), which is running for president in the Nigeria 2023 election, announced on Thursday, July 14, 2022, that Bishop Isaac Idahosa will serve as Rabiu Kwankwaso’s running mate.
We understand that the party made the announcement on the official Twitter page of its campaign organization on Thursday where it wrote, “Our VP Pastor Bishop Isaac Idahosa from Edo State.
Our VP Pastor Bishop Isaac Idahosa from Edo State.
Our correspondent reports that Kwankwaso’s choice comes after he failed to get the presidential candidate of the Labour Party and former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi to be his running mate.
Peter Obi’s refusal to be Kwankwaso’s running mate also ended the two political parties’ alliance talks as they had announced earlier that they were in talks on reaching an alliance ahead of the 2023 elections.
Bishop Isaac Idahosa from Edo State, southern Nigeria, is the Senior Pastor of God First Ministry, popularly known as Illumination Assembly, with its headquarters at Lekki Light Centre (LLC), Ajah in Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial city.
The cleric who is also a gospel singer, writer, and motivational speaker is popularly known as ‘Prophet Talk Na Do’ by his followers.
Bishop Idahosa, also known as “Prophet Talk Na Do” by his followers, was born in Minna, Niger State, in the predominantly Muslim north, but he converted to Christianity in 1979.