The African Action Congress, AAC and the People’s Redemption Party, PRP today sealed their alliance at the Malam Aminu Kano house in Kano.
The town hall meeting which saw massive participation of the people of Kano had in attendance, states’ and national leadership of the Abdulmajid Yakubu led PRP– Vanguard. Also attendance is the Governorship candidate of the AAC, Engr. Sanni Yankasai, state and national leadership of the African Action Congress led by it’s Presidential candidate, Mr. Omoyele Sowore.
In a speech delivered on behalf of the PRP by it’s national chairman, Mr. Abdulmajid Yakubu, he acknowledged Omoyele Sowore’s effort in fighting for the people of Nigeria including #Endsars where he took a lead role, and also secured the release of scores of young people arrested in the course of the massive youth uprising. He urged all members of the PRP and the entire people of Nigeria to come out in their numbers to elect the AAC’s candidates’ Omoyele Sowore as President, and Engr. Sanni Yankasai as Kano state governor.
The Northwest coordinator of the PRP said the alliance was possible based on both party’s ideologies that tilt towards socialism.
Delivering his speech, Sowore said, “Today we are very happy to be in kano. Kano is the home of the truth for nigeria. Kano is one of the liberal city for development and democracy and we are happy that we are not among the politicians you know and call ‘munafik bazan’. PRP from time immemorial has been a party of truth. AAC is also a party of truth, but we are younger than PRP.
He said the alliance that happened today has been prophesied by Alhaji Balarabe Musa in 2018 at kaduna, where he invited them to come and join the PRP.
“Our conviction is that we will defeat the elements that have brought poverty to the north, east and south, insecurity and all the problems that the apc, pdp and their affiliates have brought to nigeria.
He said he is very proud that within the shortest period of time, this country has witnessed an alliance it has never witnessed before.
“They keep decamping, they pay for decamping everyday but ours is an alliance and it is so strong.
He assured the people that as soon as he takes over power in 2023, poverty and insecurity will come to an end and prosperity will come to light.
“We will build a fast railway from Lagos to kano. We will ensure that young people go to university which will not be shut down due to nonpayment of staff. We will make sure education is free, he said.”
“Our combination is the most powerful kinetic combination in the history of nigeria and we will make sure we deliver nigeria from the hands of the buccaneers that have ruined nigeria. Those corrupt people that have made Nigeria a laughing stock and poverty headquarters of the world.
A major highlight of the event was when both parties signed a memorandum of understanding for the alliance after which Omoyele Sowore was officially announced as the Presidential candidate of the historical alliance between both left leaning parties.
One of the stakeholders in an interview with a journalist said “It is fantastic, this is a history in nigeria. The beginning of the end of exploiters, those who stole our money and left us in poverty.
Addressing the press, the vice presidential candidate of the AAC/PRP alliance, Barr. Haruna Magashi esq said, “We are here for a purpose and we have achieved it. We have signed the memorandum of understanding on the alliance between AAC and PRP here in kano. It is a national accord and with this, we have a high chance to be able to rescue nigeria.”
Honourable, another member of the PRP leadership said “We are here today for this business to take back nigeria. And the best thing that has happened recently in the political realm is this alliance.
He said very soon, people will begin to see the truth coming forth.
“We have signed life, prosperity, security and a sound economy. We are now supporting these young men( Sowore/Magashi) to take back what belongs to us, honorable said.
Sowore with the press said “ It is a historical day for the Nigerian people. This is an alliance of the oppressed. The alliance of the most ideological party to have roamed the surface of the Nigerian political space. We are proud to be part of it and we believe we will deliver real victory and justice to nigeria of our dream. It is a pleasure that this is happening, thank you.”