The National Working Committee of the Progressive Peoples Alliance has disclosed that the change in name and logo of the party was effected to meet the yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians.
Ambassador Sam Nkire, the National Chairman of PPA, stated that the
party’s new name, the All Progressive Peoples Alliance, and the logo
have received the blessing of the Independent National Electoral
Commission, with the party commencing aggressive rebranding of all its offices and apparatus nationwide for the new identity.
Nkire said the party’s logo, which is denoted by conjoined hands,
speaks volume about the motto of the party, which is: Posterity To The People.
He said: “PPA remains the only party that believes in togetherness and oneness built on the tenets of justice, fairness and equity.”
He emphasized that as a dynamic political party, there is a conscious
need to review “our strategies ahead of forthcoming elections.”
He stated that the recently-concluded ward tour of the party has
yielded unprecedented positive results from across the country.
He noted that the party has been receiving in his fold new comers from other political parties nationwide.
He made a specific mention of the erstwhile Imo State Chairman of the
All Nigeria Peoples Party, Dr. Vitalis Ajumgbe, who defected to the
PPA with his large followership at a well-attended rally in Owerri,
the Imo State capital, some months back.
The National Chairman also disclosed that Ajumgbe has been appointed
as the new National Publicity Secretary of the party at the
just-concluded special convention of the party.
Ajumgbe is an academician, a grassroots mobiliser, a well-accepted
community leader and professional of high repute.
He is expected to bring his wealth of knowledge to add value to the
party at a crucial time of repositioning the party for greater
Nkire decried the level of unemployment in the country while calling
on all and sundry to vote massively for PPA aspirants in the
forthcoming elections for the restoration of the lost glory of