The Progressive Peoples Alliance, PPA, has condemned the call for violent change made by a chieftain of the All Nigeria Peoples Party, ANPP, Alhaji Buba Galadima that Nigeria needs the “Jerry Rawlings formula”, saying it is not the solution to the nation’s problem but a prelude to total anarchy.

National Publicity Secretary of the PPA, Chief Ben Onyechere, in a statement yesterday said “With full sense of responsibility, the PPA condemns any call for violent change in its entirety because that is not the solution to our precarious economic and political situation.

“We are not unaware that the leadership is adamant but in the interest of unity of this country, we would rather advocate an electoral revolution than a violent one. Through an electoral revolution, the people of Nigeria can drive away the PDP from  power.

At the same time, it is arrogant and ill-conceived for the PDP spokesman to refer to such calls as revisionist ranting, because in all considered opinion, the country is in dire need of an urgent reverse of the decadent leadership trends because the country is certainly drifting towards anarchy and nobody can deny this.”

Continuing, Onyechere said “the PPA in effect is offering to help by infusing its remedial technicalities which is capable of helping the Yar’Adua Government to achieve eradication of unemployment in this nation.  The technical outlay is formed to re-engineer the dilapidated micro-economic system which in effect will generate employment opportunities.

“We have our own method and approach which we cannot continue to talk about on the pages of Newspaper.

“It is also in this spirit that we dissociate ourselves from the call for violent  change which we know will bring about a complete breakup of this nation.”


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