“One thing I cannot contemplate to do which has become a ritual by unpopular political party in Nigeria is to swap my supporters to other political parties in the state; instead we are going to compete with them.”
Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt
The state chairman of Action Alliance (AA) Mr. Sunday Gabriel Baju yesterday said his party has develop a new ideas and strategy on how to defeat the people’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its rival the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state.
He said the party is working hard and doing a serious job in mobilizing supporters at the ward level in all the 23 local government areas of the state.
Baju who has been a chieftain of AA before he was recently elected as the party chairman under the supervision of officials of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said he has all its take to reposition the party and make it the choice of Rivers people.
He noted that the leaders of the party at the ward level are getting positive responses through sensitization campaign which the party has initiated to educate the rural population on the vision and agenda of the party.
He called on other unpopular political parties in the state to stop betraying their parties by supporting or swapping their supporters to the bigger political parties during election time.
He said under his leadership as the chairman of AA, the party will campaign in all Local government areas of the state and also ensure that they win a good number of seats in the state and national house of Assembly.
He said: “Our focus and vision as party is to defeat the ruling party in the state and in achieving that we are repositioning the party at the ward and local government levels to attract good candidates that would fly our flag in the state.
“We have started sensitization at the same time putting our house in order; we will use this singular opportunity to build a platform upon which our party would be known in the state. I have confidence that come 2019 Action Alliance would win many seats even governorship seat.