The National Working Committee (NWC) of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) on Tuesday endorsed former vice president and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate for the 2023 elections, Atiku Abubakar, and called for the merger of opposition parties. the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC);
NNPP also believes in the unity of political parties and politicians as a necessary ingredient for peace, tranquility and development.
Addressing reporters in Abuja, Acting National Chairman of the party, Abba Ali, said former Vice President Atiku’s recent call was a suggestion and reiterated the party’s position that it wholeheartedly commends him.
Mr Ali said: “The NNPP considers this call by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as a patriotic and welcome development and we unreservedly commend him.”
“However, the NNPP is making modifications to the cooperation proposed by Alf. Atiku Abubakar. We believe that such an arrangement should be comprehensive and wide-ranging.
“In response to the former vice president’s call, our party reiterated that this is the same bold initiative signed by the opposition in 2015 that enabled the merger that led to the defeat of the then ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Point out.”
He noted that former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar reportedly called for the merger of opposition parties as a way to stop the ruling APC from pushing too far towards a one-party state and protect hard-won democracy. I remembered.
He said: “We are currently studying the mood and political atmosphere of the country. NNPP welcomes any initiative from any political party to protect our people, democracy and achieve our country’s long-awaited goals.” mandates any invitation to discuss arrangements for the accelerated and sustainable development of the United Nations.
“Despite the sponsored crises and challenges, we are confident that the NNPP will continue to provide a necessary alternative to our political sphere.
“We do this without compromising our commitment to join forces with all other stakeholders and like-minded people for peace, security, progress, development, democracy and the collective interest of our country. .”