The 15 political parties proclaimed by the Independent National Electoral Commission, under the auspices of the Coalition for Good Governance, expressed support for the presidential ambition of Workers’ Party candidate Peter Obi on Friday.

The organization said only Obi of the candidates running for the 2023 presidency can prevent Nigeria from falling apart.

The CGG said in a statement from its national chairman, Okey Chikwendu, and publicity secretary, Don Anthony Harmattan, that the outlawed parties made the decision after carefully examining each presidential candidate to know the most reliable and credible among them.

INEC had deregistered 74 political parties in 2020 on the grounds that they failed to meet the constitutional requirements governing the survival of political parties in the country, leaving 18 that passed the test.

But the unsubscribed parties said they still have their structures in place, adding that they would all support and work towards the success of the former governor of Anambra state.

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The statement read: “We have previously stated that the outcome of the political party primaries for the presidential ticket and the selection of the vice presidential tickets will determine which party we, the Coalition for Good Governance, made up of 15 unsubscribed political parties and some former presidential candidates. would endorse and support the 2023 presidential election.

“The choice is based on identifying the ticket with the most credible candidates who have been tested, trusted and exhibit sufficient intellectual capacity to save our nation from the wreckage we find ourselves in and meet the aspirations of the Nigerian people, that is fair, fair and just. regardless of tribe or ethnicity.

“In addition to the above, the CGG held a meeting in Abuja on July 28, well attended by the National Party presidents and former presidential candidates from unsubscribed political parties, where they made a highly critical assessment of all current presidential candidates for the 2023 presidential election. and their deputy, the House unanimously voted Peter Obi/Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed as the most credible among the candidates and as such decided to support them and their campaign group and work with them on the Labor Party platform.

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“That’s why we agreed to rebrand our offices across the country as campaign support offices for the project. Our structures in the 36 states and 774 local government areas are now required to support the Obi ticket.

“Nigerians are fed up with the divisions, eminent disintegration, ongoing ASUU strike, terrorist threats, murders, kidnappings, hunger, unemployment, excruciating gasoline costs and scarcity, high electricity rates, the epileptic situation, rising food costs, etc., and the continued lack of determination of the establishment to put an end to these crises.

“We as leaders in mainstream politics in Nigeria want to make it clear that only an efficient, effective and credible candidate of reputable character can solve most of Nigeria’s lingering problems and we therefore urge Nigerians to heed our advice and support our goals to bring Nigeria back. as the true giant of Africa and the production center of West Africa.”

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