PPA, NCP will field candidates in all elective positions in 2015




Whatsapp News

ABUJA –  National Chairman, Progressive People’s Alliance (PPA), Mr Peter Ameh, has said that party will field candidates in all elective positions in 2015 elections.

Ameh told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday that party, which had produced two state governors, had structures in all states of the federation.

“We are going run for all elective positions in 2015 elections.

“We have the structures in the states and we had two governors between 2007 and 2010 who defected PDP,’’ he said.

Ameh said the period was too short for the party lose its structures in the states, adding: “the structures are there, all we need do is dust them up’’.

He urged the and the to ensure that got the funds required to conduct free, fair and credible elections in 2015.

“I am advising the and the that if we really want to have free and fair elections they should give the needed funds,’’ he said.

He said that no amount was too much as long as the commission would conduct free and credible elections in 2015.

Also, the National Chairman, National Conscience Party (NCP), Alhaji Yunusa Tanko, told NAN that the party would field candidates in all elective positions in 2015.

Tanko said that to achieve this, the party would conduct staggered state congresses in 19 states of the federation.

According to him, a national convention will be held after the congresses to elect other national officers of the party.

“We are running for all elective positions in 2015, that is we are conducting staggered state congresses in 19 states of the federation,’’ Tanko said.

He said that for to conduct free and credible elections in 2015, clean up the ’ register and carry out effective education in conjunction with political parties.

Tanko said the electoral umpire also ensure that politicians and political parties adhere strictly to the electoral Act.

He urged INEC to ensure that all political parties disclose their sources of funding for to ensure a level playing ground in the exercise. (NAN)