Fifteen registered political parties under the aegis of the Coalition for New Nigeria (CNN) have expressed their support and commitment to the restructuring of the country.
Addressing newsmen in Abuja on Monday, CNN’s National Chairman, Alhaji Abdulkadir Abdulsalam, said the coalition was determined to chart a new course for Nigeria.
According to him, the coalition was committed to the unity, indivisibility and progress of Nigeria.
He said the vision of CNN was a new Nigeria that would be secured and prosperous through effective governance.
Abdulsalam added that the coalition would engage in a holistic fight against corruption with the sole aim of abolishing hunger and poverty
He said: “Our goal will be to create jobs for all those who want to work and economic opportunity for all who want to achieve.
“Our immediate task will be to strive to heal the wounds of the past through reclamation, reconciliation and reformation.
“We are committed to the economic, political and internal restructuring of Nigeria as well as empowering our youths, women and persons with disability through well-articulated policies toward a better Nigeria,’’ he said.
Abdulsalam further said that CNN looked forward to a government that would undertake economic renovation and reforms capable of transforming the country into a leading industrial giant.
The 15 political parties in the coalition are Labour Party, African Democratic Congress, National Action Council, Democratic People’s Congress, Progressive People’s Alliance, People for Democratic Change and Democratic Alternative.
Others are Better Nigeria Progressive Party, Action Alliance, United Democratic Party, Peoples Party of Nigeria, Advanced Congress of Democrats, Young Democratic Party and Mega Progressive Peoples Party.