The New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP, has denied claims that its presidential candidate, Rabiu Kwankwaso was in talks with his counterpart from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar.
NNPP said Atiku should respect his age because Kwankwaso would never form an alliance with him.
The National Chairman of NNPP, Professor Rufai Ahmed Alkali, said members of the party are worried over Atiku a comment because their is possibility of an alliance.
Addressing journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, Alkali said: “We are not in talk with Atiku.
“He should know that there are other people who have the right to be president and Kwankwaso has done a lot for Nigerians and Nigeria. Kwankwaso is a forerunner in the contest.
“We have no talk with Atiku and we are not planning an alliance with Atiku.
“He should respect his age and he can’t force anyone to endorse him.”