No fewer than 11,500 members of Alliance for New Nigerian (ANN), have dumped the party for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Adamawa state as 2019 elections draw near.
ANN state chairman,Robinson Mathias,led the defectors to the SDP secretariat alleged that, they abandoned their former party, due to high level of injustice, by the national officials of the party.
He said the decampees, having thoroughly studied the manifestos of their former party, realised that the yearnings and aspirations of ordinary citizen, were not articulated in the party.
He noted that, they made up their mind to join SDP to add more value and innovations for the success towards 2019 polls.
“The ANN has succeeded in destabilising its members due to lack of yearnings for the common man by the party manifesto and officials.
“Having carefully studied, the manifestos of the party and the injustice by the national headquarters, we opted out for SDP.The lukewarm attitude towards the plight of the members by national official has caused setback for the party, which formed the basis of quitting the party.”
Receiving the decampees, on behalf of the national chairman Chief Olu Falae, the state chairman, John Muva lauded the defectors, for taking good decision to join the SDP party in the state.
Muva assured that, the new members would be given equal level playing ground, with the old members of the party.
He said with the party is waxing stronger every day, the party is posed to deliver the state in the next general elections.
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