The Nationwide Chairman of Alliance for New Nigeria, Emmanuel Dania has dissociated himself and the occasion from a publication in the Punch on October 1st 2018 signed by the Nationwide Secretary of the occasion, Alhaji Saheed Umar, the place another Presidential Primary was introduced for Wednesday, October third, 2018 and the appointment of Dr. Jay Osi Samuels as the Performing Chairman of the occasion.
Dania in the identical assertion talked about that the Board of Trustees of the occasion had met and issued an announcement affirming his place as the Nationwide Chairman of the occasion and the affirmation of the emergence of the occasion’s presidential candidate, Fela Durotoye, throughout the particular conference and Presidential Primary that held on Saturday, September 29, 2018 in Abuja which was duly witnessed and reported by consultant of the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC).
In his assertion, the Chairman reiterated that the occasion is poised to offer a degree enjoying subject for each Nigerian irrespective of their class, faith and area to aspire to elective positions in the nation on its platform and would all the time stand by the core tenets of its ideas of Transparency, Integrity and Excellence.
Dania emphasised that one of the Presidential Aspirants, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, had requested that the primary be moved to Wednesday, October third, 2018 on the grounds that he wanted extra time to permit some of the states that haven’t achieved their congresses achieve this. He nonetheless doesn’t see a motive why the date must be moved and to be able to be sure that he maintains equity and fairness, he scheduled a gathering with each aspirants for them to debate this request from Mr. Olawepo-Hasim and agree however Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim who known as for the date to be modified was not current at the assembly which was attended by the second aspirant Mr. Fela Durotoye.
Dania reiterated that although he needed to make sure that he happy all the aspirants, he was additionally very acutely aware of not infringing the structure of the occasion and the electoral act and in addition be sure that the occasion adhered strictly to the INEC tips and timetable which expects that each one events taking part in the 2019 normal elections should submit the names of their candidates on or earlier than Monday, October 7, 2018.
He due to this fact known as on the erring members of the occasion to desist from acts that may be tantamount to anti-party actions and to keep away from being sanctioned by the occasion understanding that each one the actions of the Nationwide Working Committee resulting in the conduct of the Presidential Primary and Particular Nationwide Conference had been duly introduced and rectified by the Nationwide Government Committee of the occasion which is the highest organ of the occasion.
In his attraction, he mentioned that any aggrieved member can method the Presidential Enchantment Committee and search redress inside the timeline supplied and in accordance with the tips as permitted by the Nationwide Government Committee of the occasion. He thanked all the members of the Board of Trustees for his or her help and for staying on in the occasion of honour.