2015: CPC In Alliance Talks With ANPP, ACN, LP

2015: CPC In Alliance Talks With ANPP, ACN, LP

Congress for Progressive Change said in Abuja on Wednesday that it was working on multiple alliance ahead of 2015 general elections.

CPC National Secretary, Malam Buba Galadima, said the multiple alliance had become necessary aimed at effecting change of baton at the federal level in 2015.

"CPC is doing this in collaboration with many political parties and stakeholders because there is urgent need for change and Nigerians must make concerted efforts to ensure that there is a change of baton in 2015," he stated.

Galadima said CPC was in alliance with All Nigeria Peoples Party, Action Congress of Nigeria and the Labour Party with a view towards creating an understanding and form a unified block to promote transparent, free and fair elections.

He said series of lessons had been learnt "from our failure in the last merger before the 2011 elections therefore all the progressive forces are treading carefully."

He added the party had set up a think tank committee that had met with various groups from Kebbi, Zamfara, Katstina and Gombe States seeking their opinions and strategies for the move. Renewal, finance, negotiation, reconciliation and restructuring committees had been set up by the party in more than 24 states as part of the measures to ensure success.

Galadima said it was the outcome of this various meetings that would lead to the next line of action on whether either to create an alliance or merger as a single party in 2015.

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