On Wednesday 2oth of june, The leaders of the Nigeria Intervention Movement adopted a new party, Alliance for New Nigeria, and it was declared policy of a political party for the 2019 elections.
The adoption and announcement of the party was made in Lagos by the coalition which has leaders, including Dr. Olisa Agbakoba and Dr. Abduljalil Tafawa Balewa, as members of the National Executive Council.
Speaking during the declaration in Lagos, NIM’s National Co-Chairman, Agbakoba, said the need to restore hope to Nigerians by a new breed of leaders of conscience informed their alliance with ANN.
Agbakoba lamented that “Nigerians have been overwhelmed by the extant quality of politics going on, as manifested by reckless pursuits of self-serving and exploitative politics of the entrenched political class.” Agbakoba, represented by NIM’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Nasser Kura, said: “Given the timeline for the next elections, our popular resolve is to adopt a fresh and untainted political party with clear potential of delivering dividends of democracy to our people towards realisation of the new Nigeria of our dreams.
The movement equally endorsed People’s Trust as alternate electoral platform.
NIM said it will be joining forces with the Action Democratic Party For the Ekiti State governorship election holding on July 14, 2018.
Set to form the grand electoral alliance with the ADP are People’s Trust, Social Democratic Party, African Democratic Congress, United Progressive Party, Labour Party, National Conscience Party, Action Alliance, Kowa Party and People’s Party of Nigeria among others.
BEN TV Lagos