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2019: ADP zones presidency to northern Nigeria, Igbos to produce vice

Ahead of the he 2019 general elections, the Action Democratic Party (ADP) has announced the zoning of its presidential ticket to the North while South-East will produce the vice president.

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ising from a meeting of its National Working Committee (NWC) chaired by the National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Yabagi Sani and Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) Chief Alani Bankole, last weekend, ADP, also known as Mega Party, zoned the Senate president to the North while the Speaker of the House of Representatives will go to either the South-West or South South.

A terse statement signed by Sani on the sharing arrangement read: “The Action Democratic Party (ADP) held its first meeting at the National Secretariat of the Party in Abuja on July 13, 2017. After exhaustive deliberations on contemporary political, social and economic matters affecting the country and the need to build a cohesive, united, just and fair Nigeria, the NWC resolved as follows:

“To zone Presidency and the Senate Presidency to the North in 2019. To zone the vice presidency ticket to the South–East.

“The Speakership of the House of Representatives will go to either the South– South or South –West.”

Sani explained that the zoning of the vice president to the South-East was meant to douse the current tension and allegation of injustice being made against the state by indigenes of the zone. He vowed that the party would focus on justice and fairness to every Nigerian.

ADP was recently registered by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) alongside four other political parties.