Why Obi, Kwankwaso’s coalition talks collapsed — Okupe,  Umeh


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By Clifford Ndujihe, Omeiza Ajayi &  Juliet Umeh, ABUJA

Former National Chairma of All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, Victor Umeh, said yesterday that  the coalition talks between the Labour Party, LP, and the New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP, ended on June 15.

Umeh, who is vying for a senatorial seat on the platform of LP, said the talks “collapsed completely” because both parties could not agree on who will be the presidential candidate.

Speaking in an interview on Channels Television breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily, Umeh faulted the presidential candidate of NNPP, Rabiu Kwankwaso, for giving the impression that the talks between both parties were still in progress.

Umeh, who disclosed that the Labour Party was no longer interested in “every other discussion” with the NNPP, said:  “We are surprised at the recent media…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper