The issue of reducing the states in Nigeria has once again come to the limelight after a past chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, dubbed for the decrease of the number of states in the country from 36 to 12 to speed up the growth of the country.
Prof. Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has called for the compression of the number of states in the country from 36 to 12 to fast track the development of the country. Yesterday at the inaugural caucus conference of the Rescue Nigeria Project, in Abuja, Jega said the agitation for restructuring as a result of marginalisation and inequities in the management of the political affairs of the country as well as bad governance driven by incompetent, inept, inefficient and self-serving leadership among others.
Photo: Map of Nigerian 12 States, culled from ResearchGate Remarkably, the former national chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega was among some prominent citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeriua who came together to establish a new political group, Rescue Nigeria Project (RNP).
Photo: Professor Attahiru Jega, culled from the Nation Ahead of the 2023 general elections, some prominent citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeria have decided to create a new political party, Rescue Nigeria Project (RNP), which may serve as third force to challenge the political dominance of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
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.
There was a bit of a surprise in the Nigerian political atmosphere a few days ago with the announcement of a new political platform founded by some eminent Nigerians and popular names in the political game. The political group which is seen as a 'Third force ' aims to hijack the political sphere by edging out the PDP and the ruling APC.
Image credit: vanguardngr.com It is barely 18 months to the next general elections, and as expected the time for political permutations should have started by now. Surprisingly, a new force on the Nigerian political terrain emerged yesterday intending to create a new normal. A new party was unveiled by some prominent Nigerians which they called Rescue Nigeria Project.
2023 general elections is the main target of many politicians in Nigeria at the moment, with defections and carpet crossings the case recently. Prof. Jega one of the founding members(bbc.com) In light of the development, some prominent politicians in Nigeria have just come together to form a new political party- RPN.
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).
The former Governor of Kwara State, Fatai Ahmed was shocked to the bones when he received a call that his house in Ilorin, Kwara State has been taken over by AMCON. The politician who was still in Abuja where he had a programme to launch, The Rescue Nigeria Project received the shocker via a phone call from one of his aides in Ilorin who updated him how a team of 35 armed policemen and lawyers stormed the house located at GRA Ilorin, Drove out the occupants and placed it under lock.
With 2023 presidential election drawing nigh, politicians and political parties have began preparing in earnest. The preparation is characterised by the frequent defections by politicians and the floating of new parties and alliances. (Wikipedia.org) The People's Democratic Party (PDP), and the All Progressives Congress (APC) are the biggest at the moment, not ignoring the newly formed Rescue Nigeria Project (RPN).
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).
Punch reported that 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. According to the group, the RNP is designed to provide an alternative political platform to the dominance of the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party.
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.
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.
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, prominent politicians in Nigeria have created a new political party to provide an alternative for Nigerians in place of APC and PDP. The founding members of the new political party are Prof. Pat Utomi, Prof.Tunde Adeniran, former governor of Kwara State, Ahmed Abdulfatai, former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, Senator Lee Maeba, Usman Bugaje, Prof. Attahiru Jega, Ambassador Nkoyo Toyo, Yomi Awoniyi, Dr. Rose Idi Danladi, Dr. Sadiq Gombe and others.
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, some prominent Nigerians have established a third force, Rescue Nigeria Project, RNP. A new political party. The founders of RNP say they established the political platform to compete the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.