Some Nigerian opposition parties, including the CPC, seek a merger.
The Congress for Progressive Change ,CPC, has announced the appointment of a committee to represent the party in the proposed merger of major opposition parties.
A statement by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Rotimi Fashakin, on Sunday said the committee will be headed by the former Deputy Governor of Bauchi State, Garba Gadi.
Other members of the committee include CPC’s only state governor, Tanko Almakura of Nassarawa State, and former Minister of Petroleum Resources and Professor of Virology, Tam David West.
Others are Sabo Nanono, Hadi Sirika, Okoi Obono Obla, Oscar Udoji, Ife Oyedele, Osita Ukechukwu, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Lucy Ajayi, Bernard Banfa,and Engr. B. D. Lawan.
Also on the list as members are Haruna Yerima, James Ocholi , Adebayo Shittu, Buba Bajoga and Osagie Ehanire
The statement also said the committee will be inaugurated on Wednesday, January 16, by 10:00 a.m. at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja.
The Party’s National Leader, Muhammadu Buhari,is expected to be present at the inauguration “to charge the appointees on the Party’s expectation.”
The CPC is working towards a merger with other opposition parties including the Action Congress of Nigeria and the All Nigeria Peoples Party.
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