Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.

 

ACN will test merger with other opposition parties

24 December 2012, 11:33

Awka - Sen. Chris Ngige says the 2014 governorship election in Anambra will be a test case for the proposed merger between the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and other political parties.

Ngige, representing Anambra Central Senatorial zone, made this known in Awka on Sunday at the opening of his constituency office in Awka South Local Government area of the state.

He expressed optimism that the fresh talks ACN had with other opposition parties would ensure a smooth take-over of power from the PDP in 2015 general elections.

According to him, the talk is to help save the country from the grip of the ruling party under whose watch the country is experiencing insecurity.

"ACN is the leading opposition party in the country.

"It behoves it to reach out to other opposition political parties to talk on how the country could be taken away from the grip of the PDP, so as to save the country," he said.

Ngige, a former governor in the state, used the occasion to reward party faithful with eight Toyota Camry.

He also distributed bags of rice, cartons of tomato, saying it was part of his constituency project to the people.

Other items announced as constituency project were a N100 million scholarship grant to students.

He also gave cash donations to churches, schools and orphanages; with a promise to train women and youths on skills acquisition by March 2013.

Ngige said seven constituency offices would be opened in all the seven Local Governments that made up the senatorial zone to facilitate easy access to information.

- NAN

Tags acn pdp anambra
NEXT ON NEWS24 NIGERIAX

APC accuses FG of harassing opposition

17 September 2014, 15:43

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Ayk Fowosire
The rep that I want

These days where the mundane is hyped, and the mediocre is celebrated, it is just so easy to lose focus, to show off stupidity, and to profit from ignorance.  Read more...

Submitted by
Peregrino Brimah
Boko Haram and the cycle of death

We have corruption at all facets of the Nigerian society, within the civil force and the armed forces. Read more...

Submitted by
Dike Chukwuka
Are we not a cursed land?

How could you explain the fact that our leaders eat not for the strength it would provide them to do more work, but to get drunk? Read more...

Submitted by
Christopher Ero
Insight Nigeria concept

Nigeria is the biggest black race and likely settled with widest tribes among other nations of the world, with intra-cultural inheritage and geo-resoucres deposits.  Read more...

Submitted by
Abubakar Jamiu
Jonathan cannot bring an end to t...

As a president who is keen and on the verge to savage this country should have ordered the immediate arrest of these heartless fellows and take them to ICC. Read more...

Submitted by
DSAGE
World Day for stupid questions

The majority of the people do not have sound knowledge of things that pertain to God and religion.  Read more...