2019 Presidency: Commotion As APC Summons Tinubu, Atiku, Others, Over Mega Party Formation

By Amako Nneji December 28, 2016 08:45

2019 Presidency: Commotion As APC Summons Tinubu, Atiku, Others, Over Mega Party Formation

As the 2019 political alignment hits top gear, the All Progressives Congress, APC, has summoned its National Leader, Bola Tinubu, for questioning.

The APC National Chairman, John Oyegun, who disclosed this on Tuesday, December 27, maintained that the ruling party is not threatened by the formation of a “mega party”. ahead of 2019.

Recall, that Tinubu and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, were fingered in the formation of a mega party.

Meanwhile, the duo in separate statements, denied their involvement in the formation of the party.

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Reacting, the APC Chairman said he has met with some leaders of the party, including the leadership of the National Assembly. and a former Vice President, adding that: “we are waiting for the arrival of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, so that we can also meet with him, and have meaningful discussion, because he is a well-respected leader of this party.”

“We don’t feel threatened at all. No mega party will survive the APC. I don’t know where the name mega party suddenly came from, in the lexicon of politics in this country. We will in fact encourage a mega party, because with the gradual collapse of PDP, we want a party that can make us sit upright, and be on our toes, in terms of delivery of services to our people.

“A party that will make us feel challenged, that will make democracy real, and offer the people a real choice. We are not threatened at all. We are focused on our mission made difficult by the current economic situation worldwide, which of course is compounded by the collapse of the oil market.

“We are reforming this country, reforming it ethically, morally, and economically, by building a fresh economic base, which will no longer depend on the extractive industry, which does not involve the people.”