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The Founder of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Dr. Boniface Aniebonam and Members of its Board of Trustees have written to the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) informing  him of their plans to take over the affairs of the party the until the leadership crisis is resolved.

This was stated in their letter through  the party’s Counsel, Templum Solicitors,  dated 3rd of April, 2024, titled in which the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), reminded the the Chairman of the crises rocking the party since after the conclusion of the general election.

It would be recalled that the  Crises led to the expulsion of the Presidential candidate of the Party, Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwakwanso, and the subsequent dissolution of the Abba Kawu led Executive of the party on the 22nd of September, 2024, by the its Board of Trustees in a meeting held in Lagos.

Part of the letter reads thus, ” our clients informed us that after the meeting, they thought they have restored peace to the party, unfortunately, it became the beginning of greater crises within the party, and same has lingered on for quite sometime now with the factions filing different matters in different courts.”

”Our clients further informed us that because of the lingering disputes within the party, the party is at the crossroads with potential members not knowing which faction to join.”

“Consequent upon the above, and in connivance with the provision of Article 12,3,4(a) of the New Nigeria People’s Party 2022, the Founder in conjunction with the members of Board, have decided to take over the affairs of the party pending the final determination of all the lingering leadership disputes currently before the different courts of the federation in order to keep the party intact.”

NAGAFF, had recently accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of complicity in its internal crises.

In a press release signed by the National Secretary of the Party, Mr. Sunday Olaposi Oginni, and made available to the media, NNPP frowned at the presence of INEC at the National Conference of Sen.Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso led faction of the NNPP despite the pending court cases and an official prior notice of disapproval of the conference by the Founder and the Board through their legal team.

The above Article as quoted above give the Founder who is the only life member of the BoT the absolute right to take control of the Party in situations like this, to ensure sanity is restored.


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