Chairman of CPC, Prince Tony Momoh
As the opposition parties's merger talks enter critical stages, the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) has taken steps to strengthen its bargaining powers at the negotiations.
The party on Tuesday inaugurated a 121-member Contact and Mobilization Committee to initiate strategies for aggressive party membership drive nationwide.
The Committee which is headed by Senator Solomon Ewuga, has as part of its terms of reference the mandate to develop workable strategy for effective mobilization of members and supporters throughout the contry.
It will seek to read out o opinion leaders in communities across the country with a view to attracting and keeping their support.
Addressing the committee members, the National, Chairman of CPC, Prince Tony Momoh, told them to try and maintain effective communication channels with various levels of party hierarchy from the ward to the national level.
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