Kano state the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has announced its Fundraising Committee ahead of the 2023 general elections,
A statement signed by Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, the Chief Spokesperson of the Presidential/Gubernatorial Campaign Council in Kano, said the Committee is headed by a veteran politician, edu-prenuer, and former deputy minority leader of the Federal House of Representatives Hon. Dr. Sulaiman Abdulrahman Kawu Sumaila.
While unveiling the fundraising Committee members and leadership in a ceremony at the state campaign secretariat in Sharada, Kano, The Director General of NNPP Kano State Campaign Management Team, Gwani (Dr.) Ali Abubakar Haruna Makoda also announced former Executive Secretary of the TETFund Dr. Abdullahi Baffa Bichi as the deputy chairman with Engr. Nura Hussain Na’abba and Sanusi Bature as secretary and deputy secretary respectively.
Other eminent personalities to serve on the Committee include Alh. Adamu A. Y. Maikifi, Dr. Kassim Batayya, Alh. Dayyabu Ahmad Maiturare, Alh. Gambo Danpass, Sen. Rufa’i Hanga, Rt. Hon. Kabiru Alhassan Rurum, Alh. Garba Hungu, Nasir Danfaranshi, and Wali Danchana.
The NNPP fundraising committee also has Hon. Tijjani Abdulkadir Jobe, Hon. Badamasi Ayuba, Dr. Abdulmumin Jibrin Kofa, Rt. Hon. Isyaku Ali Danja, Hon. Lawan Hussain and Rt. Hon. Zubairu Hamza Massu as members.
In his speech, the NNPP gubernatorial candidate for Kano State 2023 Engr. Abba K. Yusuf popularly known as Abba Gida Gida described the choice of Hon. Kawu is meritorious, considering his vast experience in national politics and as an erudite political scientist.
“We are in safe hands with Hon. Kawu as chairman of this committee, I want to urge all and sundry to cooperate with him to effectively discharge this huge responsibility” said Abba Gida Gida
The gubernatorial candidate who is also the chairman of the state campaign council revealed that the committee will work on behalf of all candidates of respective positions in Kano as all recourses would be used through a unified campaign structure for presidential and national assembly elections and gubernatorial and state assembly election in the state.
In response shortly after the inauguration ceremony, the Chairman of the fundraising committee and also the Senatorial candidate for Kano South Hon. Dr. Sulaiman Abdulrahman Kawu Sumaila announced 4th February 2023 as the proposed date of the NNPP fundraising dinner and launching of Crowdfunding activities in Kano.