- Yabagi Sani, presidential candidate of Action Democratic Party, has met with British investors
- Sani also met with party leaders of the UK Conservative Party in London ahead of 2019 general elections
- He stated that the Conservative Party will assist by providing technical support and capacity building to ADP
Yabagi Sani, presidential candidate of Action Democratic Party (ADP), has met with party leaders of the United Kingdom Conservative Party in London ahead of 2019 general elections.
According to an online medium, Sahara Reporters, Sani also met with British investors and spoke with them on investing more in Nigeria to further boost the Nigeria's economy.
He stated that political parties in the country must model party activities like that of the developed country if Nigeria is to experience true democracy and massive economic development.
According to him, “If you look at the UK, things are working well there; the institutions of government respect law and humanity; the political parties adhere to the rules of engagement; they don't breed political thugs nor allow the subversion of people's will.
''These are things we must first of all tackle if we want Nigeria to work for all of us, and this is the reason our party is looking at a 'New Direction', because we cannot continue to do same thing same way all the time and expect another result."
The ADP presidential candidate noted that his party is in collaborative talks with UK’s Conservative Party, adding that the Conservative Party will assist by providing technical support and capacity building to ADP.
Sani added: “The political and socio-economic activities in Nigeria have not been for the benefit of the people. We must find a way to change that, and by implication, we must start the reform and orientation shift from our political parties.”
According to him, his visit to the United Kingdom is one of many where he is working to bring investors to Nigeria if he emerges as the next president.
The presidential hopeful was recently awarded by the United Nations for his contribution to the political and socio-economic activities in Nigeria.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the Action Democratic Party on Sunday, October 7, elected Yabagi Yusuf Sani as its presidential candidate.
Sani would contest the election against incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Sani emerged the ADP candidate after an election by party delegates during its convention across the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), witnessed by the Independent National Electoral Commission officials.
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