Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Alliance of Social Democrats(ASD) has declared that the party is poised to the change the political narratives in Nigeria.
The National Chairman of the party,Dr. Emeka Okengwu stated this on Tuesday while inaugurating the Ondo State chapter of the party in Akure,the state capital.
He noted that the party was on a mission to revolutionise the polity and return power to the people at the grassroot.
Speaking through the National Deputy Chairman of the party,Otunba Akin Akinbobola, the national chairman regretted the level of ethnic and religious divisions in the country,promising that the party would unite the nation.
His words, “It is a grassroot party,it is the party of the people. It is a revolutionary party that we change the face of politics in Nigeria,that will engender the power of people at the grassroot.ASD is about bottom-top approach.
“We want the youth,women and those people that have been put in perpetual poverty to take their destiny in their own hands.They would no longer wait for the satanic and heartless people in government to continue to rule over them.
“The price of forms is one of the cheapest in the country. ASD will create the platform for people who have the principle to contest for elective positions in the country.
“There is absolutely nothing President Buhari can do with the way things are at the moment.The way Nigeria is structured by our colonial masters has put this country in a place except but if we sit down to review the governance structure,the social-economic structure of the country,there is absolutely nothing a Buhari can doand in short he has done nothing.It is all about leap service.
“The problem of this country is deep rooted right from the independence.Without clearly spelling out the principles and ideology.We are much divided in the country today and the ASD is prepared to change the story.To make Nigeria a united country.
The Ondo State coordinator of the party, Barr. Adeola Kayode explained that the party was designed for the people at the grassroot.
According to Kayode, “Our manifestos is clear and it is basically on grassroot idea. We have come on board to right the wrong in the country. To bring governance to the grassroot. Everybody will be involved in the country and also we are going to ensure that everybody is carried along.
“There is no governance is governance in Ondo State.The governor has done nothing. Don’t forget he said that the former governor(Dr Mimiko) has done much of the things and that he has nothing to do again.“
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