We Have Crossed Last Hurdle On Path To Merger –ACN …Says PDP a ‘Cesspool of Corruption’



acn-logo 600The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has said with the huge success of its National Convention in Lagos last Thursday, the party has crossed the Rubicon in its quest to merge
with other leading opposition in the country.

In a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said it achieved its targets at the convention – which were to
pass a resolution approving the merger with the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) and the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), and the conclusion of a pending disciplinary issue with the expulsion from the party of the erring one time Chairman of the party in Kaduna State Barrister Mohammed Musa Soba

”Thanks to that convention, our party, the ACN, has irrevocably committed to consummating the merger with other key opposition to provide an alternative platform for Nigerians, who are tired of the perpetual misrule of the Peoples Democratic Party.
”The conventions of the CPC and the ANPP slated for next month will clear the last hurdle along the merger path, and signal the dawn of a new day for -suffering Nigerians, who are eagerly awaiting the merger.
”It will also sound the death knell for the evil forces that have held our country by the jugular in the past 13 years of its return to democratic rule,” it said.

Meanwhile, the ACN has described the PDP and the government it controls at the centre as a cesspool of corruption.
”What Nigerians have always believed has been confirmed from other lands. According to media reports today (Sunday April 21st), a new report submitted to the US Congress by
Secretary of State John Kerry has confirmed mass corruption at all levels of the Nigerian government. ”Coming at a time that the PDP and Federal Government have been engaging
in chest-beating over the against corruption, this a body blow to this unserious and directionless party and the government it controls at the centre.

”They hinge their claim of fighting corruption on the establishment of the EFCC and the . What they have not told Nigerians that these two bodies have been stifled by the same PDP and the Federal Government, to such an extent that other party or government in the
history of our has been more immersed in corruption.

”The unprecedented and monumental fuel subsidy fraud happened under the PDP and its central government. The mind-boggling pension fraud; the 6-million-dollar Wilbros Scandal and the
recurring electoral fraud that the mother of all corruption, just to mention a few, all happened under this government.

”We are therefore not surprised at the scathing portrayal of Nigeria by the US report, which we will revisit in the days ahead. For now, let the PDP and the Federal Government cover their faces in shame!” it said.

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