APC AND ITS FRENZIED ATTEMPTS AT SHAKING OFF ITS BOKO HARAM-NESS
Make no mistake about it. A vibrant opposition is a prerequisite for an enduring and effective democracy.
Before the conjugation of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), All Nigeria People’s Party and Okorocha’s All Progessives Grand Alliance (APGA) to form the All Progressives Congress (APC), political party opposition to the ruling PDP was more or less fragmented across board.
The ACN was seen as South West Party and just before the celebrated merger, Tinubu’s political fiefdom. The CPC, followed mostly by Buhari’s loyalists and dozens of Northern born-to-rule protagonists, was seen as a North West party; even though the only state it had a governor was in the North Central state of Nasarawa.
The APC, a hurriedly knocked together political contraption was expectedly thought of (by many) to be the long awaited match for the…
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