Thirty one Political Parties, after series of closed door meetings in Abuja on Friday, established an umbrella body known as Committee of Concerned Political Parties (CCPP).
The move according to the group is geared towards the 2019 general elections.
Part of the resolutions reached at the meeting was the election of a three-man steering executive to pilot the affairs of the group.
The committee includes: National Chairman, Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), Onwubuya Abraham Breakforth, as chairman, Ibrahim Yusuf, National Secretary of Sustainable National Party (SNP), as Secretary and Agbo Major, the National Secretary of New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) as the Publicity Secretary (spokesperson).
Briefing newsmen on the development, CCPP Chairman, Breakforth, said the CCPP also resolved to jointly discuss and recommend solutions to key national issues threatening the peace and unity of: “our dear country Nigeria. These include the issues of restructuring of Nigeria of polity, herdsmen and farmers conflicts and arising electoral matters.
“We have not concluded on what the nature of this working relation should be, we envisage a strong relationship that will make us key players in the realization of a well re structured united Nigeria, peaceful 2019 general election, and emergence of credible winners in the election, preferably within our fold.
“Additionally, Sub-committees were formed to articulate and aggregate the overall objective of the group and arrange for the unveiling of CCPP m the coming weeks.”