Kwankwaso allocates House of Reps seats to 2 more in-laws

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Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso
Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso

Hours after endorsing his son in-law, Abba Kabir Yusuf, as Kano PDP governorship flag-bearer, the leader of Kwankwasiyya movement, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has allocated two more seats of the House of Representatives to his son and brother in-laws.

Mr Kwankwaso made the final endorsements of the two in-laws shortly after endorsing Mr Yusuf on Saturday night.

Mukhtar Umar Yerima
Mukhtar Umar Yerima, Kwankwaso’s son in-law

While Mr Kwankwaso allocated the Tarauni Federal Constituency ticket to his son-in law, Mukhtar Yerima, the party leader re-allocated the Gwarzo/Kabo Federal Constituency to his brother in-law, Nasiru Sule Garo.

Sources said Mr Kwankwaso was initially not disposed allocating the Gwarzo/Kabo ticket to Mr Garo in view of his alleged non-performance as a lawmaker, but he succumbed to “home front” pressure last night.

Nasiru Sule Garo
Nasiru Sule Garo, Kwankwaso’s brother in-law

The nepotism was perpetuated further when Mr Kwankwaso endorsed Munir Dahiru, the son in-law to the state caretaker chairman, Rabiu Sulaiman Bichi, for Dawakin Tofa/Tofa/Rimingado Federal Constituency.

DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that the nepotism has brought crack in the Kwankwasiyya camp, with many party leaders threatening to fight against the decision.