Dr Oby Ezekwesili Emerges As ACPN Presidential Candidate
Dr Obiageli Katryn Ezekwesili, Economist, Activist, Founder of Transparency International and former Minister for Education, has emerged as the presidential flagbearer of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN).
The presidential candidate, who has been on the forefront of criticism of the Jonathan government and now the Buhari government, stated that the ACPN is allied with the ordinary and elitist Nigerians who are tired of recycled politicians, and desire a fresh leadership for Nigeria.
In an interview on Channels TV, Dr Oby said “I don’t believe that the presidential race is between Buhari and Atiku, no. The presidential race is between Buhari, Atiku and Nigerians, and we are for Nigerians”. While also stating her parties’ readiness to win the elections she said “We are going to shock the politicians with the outcome of 2019 elections, because our party will be underestimated and I love being underestimated”
On policies that she would bring to the table, and how she intends to push it through the National Assembly if they are not made up of ACPN legislators. “We will fight, I can assure we will fight. But at the end of the day we will come together to battle for the soul of Nigeria, and Nigeria must be saved”
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