The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) presidential candidate, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has selected Isaac Idahosa as his running mate.
Naija News reports that Archbishop Idahosa is the presiding Bishop of Illumination Assembly, Lekki Light Centre (LLC), Ajah, Lagos State.
Idahosa was announced as the party’s vice presidential candidate on Thursday to beat the deadline set by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Kwankwaso announced the cleric after careful consideration and meticulous screening of more than 20 prospective candidates.
The NNPP presidential candidate announced this in a statement released through his media aide, Muyiwa Fatosa.
Below are the things to know about Idahosa, the NNPP Vice Presidential candidate
1. Idahosa is the presiding Bishop and the Senior Pastor of God First Ministry, popularly known as Illumination Assembly, Lekki Light Centre (LLC), Ajah, Lagos
2. The NNPP vice presidential candidate is from Edo State and a member of the Idahosa family
3. Idahosa is the third born in a family of six children
4. He has been married to his wife, Christie Idahosa for 22years and they are blessed with two lovely children: Christabel and Apostle
5. Idahosa started his church 25 years ago with a few members in Minna, Niger State.
6. The NNPP vice presidential candidate is also a gospel musician with three albums to his credit.
7. Idahosa is one of the few LASTMA Mayors decorated by the Lagos State Government
8. The NNPP vice presidential candidate is the spiritual father of Dr Chris Okafor
9. His name Idahosa means hearing from God.
10. Idahosa received a United Nations Peace Ambassadorial award.
This article was originally published on Naija News