Wednesday, April 23, 2014

CPC members to pay N200 for registration



The exercise would enable The Nigeria opposition party to ascertain its strength, Mr. Momoh says.

The planned collation of the data of it members, nationwide, by the Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, will cost each member N200, the party has said.

The National Chairman of the party, Tony Momoh, said on Monday in Abuja that conducting the exercise would enable the party to ascertain its strength in terms of support and membership across the country.

“The registration is overdue to start, but we have to endorse and acquire some equipment for the registration.

“Every member will have to register with N200 only in all parts of the country and we believe the exercise will make the party to streamline things during electoral processes,” he said.

Mr. Momoh also said that the Board of Trustees, BOT, had approved merger plans and endorsed the bio-metric data registration.

He added that the registration would help the party during its proposed merger with other parties.

Mr. Momoh maintained that opposition political parties had to be able to discharge their major responsibility to Nigerians.

“Merger talks have been on and I can assure you that by the middle of 2013, Nigerians will have very positive results on the merger talks.

“We are going to give Nigeria one political party, which will emerge before June and confront the future confidently to provide an alternative government for Nigeria,” he said.

The CPC helmsman appealed to the conscience of Nigerians to be mindful of their attitude during the 2015 general elections.



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