30 parties to present sole presidential candidate


Adelani Adepegba, Abuja

Thirty political parties which in July 2017 launched a new alliance tagged Coalition for a New Nigeria, said they have been meeting to devise a strategy for the 2019 general elections.

Spokesman of the coalition and National Chairman of the National Conscience Party, Dr Yunusa Tanko, stated that the coalition would present a sole presidential candidate for the election.

He explained that the parties would next Tuesday brief the nation on their stand on the 2019 polls and the state of the nation.

Speaking to journalists, on Thursday in Abuja, in the company of the National Chairman of the African Democratic Congress, Chief Ralph Nwosu, Tanko argued that a grand alliance of political parties had become necessary due to the dynamic situation of the Nigerian politics, which he said needed urgent intervention from his group.

He said, “The coalition has become…

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