30 March 2021 By Georgina Humphrey.
The African Democratic Congress, ADC, has called on the All Progressives Congress, APC, to fulfil all its campaign promises to Nigerians.
The ADC Director of Communications and programs, Miss Ifenla Oligbinde. made the call in an interview with Radio Nigeria in Abuja.
Miss Oligbinde said APC leaders should take responsibility for the failure to deliver on their campaign promises and address some of the issues facing the country.
She lamented that the APC had failed to deliver on its promises made to Nigerians in the areas of security, anti-corruption, and economic growth.
The ADC Director of Communications and programs explained that the APC promised Nigerians quite a number of things, particularly security, anti-corruption, and economic growth and had not been able to attain all the promises.
“Over the last few years, the country has been experiencing serious security challenges with the resurgence of banditry and kidnapping, especially in the northern part of the country.
Besides the security challenges, Nigeria had slipped into recession twice in the last five years under the administration. She added.
Speaking on the party recent Convention held in Port Harcourt, Miss Oligbinde explained that the Essence was to have new Executives to pilot the affairs of the party in Rivers state to mobilize youths at the grassroots for leadership role.
Miss Oligbinde who stressed that the party intend giving voice to the youths as leaders of tomorrow added that most past presidents of Nigeria like Obasanjo and Gowon became leaders in their youth.
She pointed out that youths have a lot to deliver if given the opportunity for nation building.
Miss Oligbinde said the ADC had rolled out programmes to educate and enlighten the youths on how to run for public offices and grassroots politics.
She said the party is in Partnership with some organizations to mobilize people with disabilities in all its programmes.
The party intend to achieve 35% inclusiveness of both the youths and women in political offices” she added.