Sunday December 05, 2021 9:15 AM

2023 Presidency: Moghalu dumps YPP for ADC

A top politician who is also a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, former has joined the African Democratic Congress (ADC) to pursue his presidential ambition in 2023.

Making this intimation.on Friday, he said he feels ideologically aligned with the party and he is now a card-carrying member.

It will be recalled that Moghalu, was a presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) in 2019 presidential election before he left the party.

He stressed that his desire was to take Nigeria higher and make her the envy of other nations if he becomes the president.

“In doing so, I restate my public announcement on June 1, 2021, making myself available to lead our country as a competent, 21st century president and my intention to contest in the 2023 presidential election.

“I look forward to close collaboration with the party’s chairman, Chief Ralph Okey Nwosu, Alhaji Said Abdullahi, the ADC National Secretary and the National Executive Committee, and Chair of its Board of Trustees among others,’’ he told a news conference.

He  also accused big political parties in the country of failing Nigerians

He further stated that the ADC has remained consistent in its commitment to the emergence of true democracy in Nigeria and to the role of belief, passion and idea in nation building.

He added that the ADC remained a key player in the efforts to create a new and bigger platform through merger of several political parties to take over power in 2023 to begin the work of rebuilding the country and has shunned `food-is-ready’ and divisive ethno-centric politics,’’

The former banker therefore, urged ask his political supporters, including those aspiring to be elected to gubernatorial positions and the national and state legislatures to join

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