Why AAC Made Sahara Reporter Publisher Sowore as Chairman

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Onyebuchi Ezigbo

The publisher of one of the online media giants, and a presidential aspirant, Omoyele Sowore has emerged the proteme national chairman of the newly registered, African Action Congress (AAC).

AAC, which was among the 23 new political parties unvield on Wednesday by the Independent National Electoral Commission (iNEC), formally opened its doors for business on Wednesday in Abuja.

Addressing party faithfuls, Sowore said the party is coming with a unique ideology that is a clear departure from what other parties have to offer.

Speaking on the evolution of AAC, the presidential aspirant said : “First we started this as a movement and it has distinguished itself in the last six months as a movement that is driven by a strong vision to change Nigeria for the better”.

He said that new party has been able to distinguish itself within a short period of its existence.
Sowore whose party draws membership from the youths constituency, assured that its activities and work plan will be tailored to satisfy the yearnings of this critical segment of the society.

“With today’s declaration, Nigerians and indeed the world has been served a notice that a different political party is born with unique orientation. We are different by energy, we are different by capacity and even by our patriotism.

When asked to comment on the ongoing controversy over the signing of the amended Electoral Act and the issue of the supplementary budget for the Independent National Electoral Commission, Sowore said the party may be forced mobilise Nigerians to confront those seeking to sabotage the 2019.