They also declared their readiness to submit the documents for registration as a political party to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, next week. The ADP is said to be promoted by aggrieved leaders of the APC and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. According to a document released by the political association, the National chairmanship position has been zoned to the North Central; South West, Deputy National Chairman; South East, National Secretary and National Legal Adviser; North-West, National Organising; and South South, National Treasurer.
The ADP has made provisions for two zones to produce the deputy national chairmen as it was during the early days of the PDP, following the nod to go ahead with the procedures for full registration as a political party by the INEC, the convener of ADP, Alhaji Yabagi Sani, said yesterday that the association would submit all the required documents to the electoral commission, next week. He said: “We have just entered a new year, a lot of activities are going on, people are excited about what is taking place; the time has come because of excitement.
Papers are being prepared to be sent to INEC, we are putting everything together for INEC and in a week or two, everything would be concluded and sent to the Commission. What we are seeing now is beyond our imagination.” At the maiden national meeting of the ADP in Abuja, last Monday, Alhaji Sani had said that what has been put in place is the mega party Nigerians have been hearing about.