Nigerians were surprised when the news started circulating that a new political party has been formed by some eminent Nigerians ahead of the 2023 politics. The party is known as Rescue Nigeria Project (RNP). It was formed by some prominent Nigerians which include: former Chairman of INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega, former Governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed, former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, former Presidential candidate, Prof. Pat Utomi among others.
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In preparation for the 2023 general election, a new political party, RNP, has been formed by some technocrats and politicians in Nigeria, which is supposed to provide an alternative strong party to compete with the APC and PDP. The RNP was founded by the likes of former INEC chairman, Attahiru Jega, former governor of Kwara state, Ahmed Abdulfatai, former Governor of Cross River state, Donald Duke, Prof. Pat Utomi, and Senator Lee Maeba, among others.
Ever since the Governor of Cross River State, Sir Ben Ayade dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress, the PDP has lost so many of its members to the APC. The PDP has just lost three bigwigs that so many people believe are game-changers when it has to do with party politics.
Ahead of the 2023 general election, a new political party has been formed by a group of technocrats and prominent men in Nigeria. This new party called the Rescue Nigeria Project, RNP, is believed to provide an alternative platform for Nigeria other than the All Progressive Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party.
The new political party that was floated, Rescue Nigeria Project (RNP), is still at a developing stage and has not been accepted by Nigerians. Nigerians are waiting for them to announce their key positions such as Chairman of the party and other party executives. The party as the name implies was formed to rescue Nigeria from the decay in government.
The former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Attahiru Jega, Professor Pat Utomi, Donald Duke, Ahmed Abdulfatah and other politicians have unveiled the Rescue Nigeria Project (RNP) today 21st September, 2021 in Abuja. The National coordinator of the group, Usman Bugaje in his opening remark stated that the problems the country is facing is caused by those in leadership position.
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When Cross River State Governor, Sen. Ben Ayade will complete his second tenure in 2023, the three Senatorial districts in the state would have produced Governor for eight years each in the current democratic dispensation. The mantle started with former Governor Donald Duke who hails from Akpabuyo local government which is part of Cross River Southern Senatorial district.
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A recent party formed by reputable personalities in the country ahead of the 2023 presidential elections has been making waves online. The party name, which says Rescue Nigeria Project (RNP), was formed by some big men in the country, including the former INEC chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, the former Governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed, the former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, and former Presidential candidate, Prof. Pat Utomi, among many others.
News spread very fast yesterday that a new political party has been formed in Nigeria to act as a strong alternative to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The said 'party' identified as Rescue Nigeria Project (RNP), is said to be gearing up to challenge APC and PDP ahead of 2023 general elections.
It made headlines that former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Attahiru Jega and other prominent Nigerians formed a new political party. The new party is known as Rescue Nigeria Project (RNP). Other key politicians that formed the party with Jega include: Former Governor Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed, former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, former Presidential aspirant, Prof. Pat Utomi among others.
A former Governor of Cross River State, Mr. Donald Etim Duke, has denied the news in circulation that he has joined a newly formed political party, Rescue Nigeria Project. News broke out on Tuesday that Donald Duke was a founding member of the said political party, it was also reported that some Popular Nigerians had formed the Rescue Nigeria Project(RNP).
A stalwart of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and governorship hopeful in Cross River, Sir Arthur Jarvis Archibong has described the former governor of the state, Mr Donald Duke as an icon of hope who led the state in the right direction. Sir Archibong made this known in his goodwill message to mark the former governor's 60th birthday anniversary on Thursday.
In respect of the 2023 general elections, prominent Nigerians have created a third force, Rescue Nigeria Project to give Nigerians an alternative forum to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and All Progressives Congress, APC. Founders of RNP entail former governor of Kwara state, Ahmed Abdulfatai, Usman Bugaje, Prof. Attahiru Jega, Amb.
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, well-known Nigerians have created a new political party, Rescue Nigeria Project (RNP), to give Nigerians alternative platform to the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The founders of the new party include former chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega; and foremost Nigerian Professor of political economy, Pat Utomi, alongside several politicians on Tuesday, unveiled the Rescue Nigeria Project. The group revealed on Tuesday that the RNP is meant to offer an alternative political platform to the dominance of the All Progressive Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party.
Tensions have continued to trigger in the Nigerian political space as the 2023 presidential election draws closer day by day. It is no longer news that the two major forces we have in Nigerian politics are the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) and the People Democratic Party (PDP).
A new political party has been floated, they called it Rescue Nigeria Project (RNP), it was formed to rescue Nigeria as a country, they want to stop the decay in government and corruption perpetrated by leaders. It was formed by high-profile Nigerians, which include a former governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdul Fatah Ahmed, former INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega, Prof. Pat Utomi, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, and former Cross River governor Donald Duke.
Professor Attahiru Jega, the Former Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Chairman, with Professor Pat Utomi, former Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed and Cross River Donald Duke gatherer at Abuja to form the Rescue Nigeria Project. The National co-ordinator of the project, Mallam Usman Bugaje, in an interview with BBC Pidgin said, the project is not a political party, rather, it is a movement which will push political parties in the country to do what is right, and which will lead to good governance in Nigeria.