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Politics of Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Source: politicsnigeria.com

2023: Jega, Pat Utomi, Duke, create new political party

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Ahead of the 2023 Nigeria elections, prominent politicians have established a third force, Rescue Nigeria Project (RNP).

Founders of RNP include former governor of Kwara state, Ahmed Abdulfatai, Prof. Pat Utomi, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, former Governor of Cross River state, Donald Duke,Senator Lee Maeba, Usman Bugaje, Prof. Attahiru Jega, Amb. Nkoyo Toyo, Yomi Awoniyi, Dr. Rose Idi Danladi, Dr. Sadiq Gombe among others are also part of the new members.

Delivering his keynote address, Abdulfatai lamented the Nigerian situation.

He said, “We want to salvage this country and see how we can fix the mess. We want to set a template and key criteria leaders must have before they can attain any political position.

“Despite the great opportunities of the past, Nigeria has failed to live up to the dreams of its founding fathers and the hopes of successive generations of its citizens.”