Ahead of the 2023 general election, a political group, the Nigerian Voters Assembly (NVA), said aggrieved members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) , would soon join the group following mistreatment and disappointment by the leaders of the various political parties.
Speaking at the political group’s launch on Sunday in Abuja, NVA National Chairman Pst Niyi Dada said the organization is made up of 2019 National Rescue Movement (NRM) presidential candidate Alhaji Usman Ibrahim, from different gubernatorial candidates of the 2019 general election. elections, national party officials and presidents of different aggrieved political parties ready to contribute their quota to elect credible officials in 2023.
He said, “The aggrieved members of political parties have formed this movement to further cement the credibility of the party process and the maintenance of democracy in Nigeria. In accordance with the relevant provisions of the electoral laws, parties are the pillars of democracy and they reflect the fundamental political divisions of our society.
“However, many of us are unhappy with the way many political parties are run in Nigeria. In the days to come, many more people will move from the APC and PDP to other political parties because they will not have been favored by the zoning arrangements adopted by the different parties.
“The course of events and history unfolding will certainly prove us right. We wish good luck to the parties and to the other members who have decided to stay in the party out of personal conviction or lack of alternatives. We wish to warn other young Nigerians to think twice before joining any political party.
“As a group, we will continue to mobilize using our national and state structures, so that in the end, we can affiliate with any presidential candidate of our choosing who can take Nigerians to the Promised Land.”