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Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Two-Party System Will Deepen Nigeria’s Democracy – Bisi Akande


The interim national chairman of the All Progressives’ Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande said running a two party system will deepen the Nigeria’s democracy.
The elder statesman said while addressing a news conference in Abuja, after the newly registered mega party chieftains converged at the party’s secretariat for its inaugural meeting.
Chief Akande reaffirmed the ideological position of the party saying the party exists for the sake of the people, while explaining the role of the party.
He also announced the establishment of a committee to mobilize Nigerians to embrace the new party ahead of its national convention.
Meanwhile, at a separate meeting in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital, Governor Tanko Al-Makura speaks on the merger of the three main opposition parties into the all progressive congress.
The governor said the merger is aimed at providing credible leadership for the country.
Passing as the first successful merger of political parties in Nigeria’s history since 1914, the political strength of the APC will be felt, come November at the Anambra governorship election.

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