Lagos – Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, the Presidential Candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), says the European Union (EU) delegation to Nigeria invited him to discuss the 2019 elections.

Moghalu, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), met with the Head of the European Union Delegation to Nigeria, Amb. Ketil Karlsen, on Thursday in Abuja.

Former CBN Deputy Governor, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu mounts the rostrum to declare his intentions to run for the office of the President in the 2019 General elections at a World Press Conference he addressed at the Yar’adua Centre, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Moghalu told NAN in Lagos that his discussion with the EU delegation centered on the voting process and vote protection in the 2019 general elections.

“I also discussed the YPP’s nationwide structures and the party’s preparations for the polls with the envoy,” he said.

The YPP flagbearer said he also briefed the ambassador on his plans for nation-building, economic transformation anchored on human capital development, property rights reforms, innovation and access to finance through better fiscal management.

According to him, I also have discussion with the delegation on my proposed N1 trillion venture capital fund, if I win the election.

“My vision for Nigeria foreign policy was also discussed,” Moghalu told NAN

He said that Karlsen reiterated the EU’s commitment to free and fair elections in Nigeria in 2019. (NAN


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