- ADC has set July deadline for negotiation with other parties ahead of 2019 elections
- Obasanjo who recently adopted ADC said the party would be an alternative to both APC and PDP during the next elections
- The national chairman of the party Ralph Nwosu, however, said he would step down to accommodate other interests
Former president Olusegun Obasanjo-backed African Democratic Congress (ADC) has set July as deadline to conclude negotiations with all parties interested in collaborating with it.
Vanguard reports that the national chairman of the party, Ralph Nwosu, disclosed this at a briefing in Abuja on Monday, 25.
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NAIJ.com gathered that while faulting All Progressives Congress (APC) for what he described as its reign of deceits, lies and propaganda, Nwosu, said he would step down as national chairman of the party to allow accommodation of other interests.
“We have set July deadline to conclude all negotiations with all interested parties. I am sure all well-meaning players will see the sense in our insistence in having something new and refreshingly different and exciting and also be willing to align their parties to the ADC’s guiding principles,” he added.
It was gathered that Chuks Okogwu of Dignity Forum for People with Disability, launched ADC membership card at the event while encouraging people with disability to join the party where they would be allowed to aspire for political positions.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had previously reported that over 10,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday, June 21, defected to the African Democratic Congress (ADC).
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It was reported that the defectors were loyalists of a senator representing Lagos west senatorial district, Olamilekan Adeola popularly known as Yayi.
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