Former INEC Chairman, Attairu Jega, Joins Politics

Attairu Jega and PRP logo
Attairu Jega and PRP logo

National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Redemption Party(PRP), Abdul Gombe, has released a statement revealing that Professor Muhammad Attahiru Jega, the former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has joined his Party.

According to the statement, the former INEC boss would be heading the Strength, Weakness, Opportunities, and Threat (SWOT) analysis Committee of the party ahead of the 2023 general elections.

Statement below:

“The PRP at its 62nd National Executive Committee, NEC, meeting held on June 22nd in Kaduna decided to set up a 3 (three) committees to review the performance of the party in the 2019 general election with a view to repositioning the party for better performance in facing new challenges of Nigerian politics.

“On the basis of a critical analysis of this, the committee made up of some of the best intellectuals in Nigeria will recommend to the party, strategies to adopt for its survival and growth.

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“The three committees according to the statement are; The SWOT Analysis Committee, Mobilisation Committee, Finance and Funding Committee.

“Membership mobilisation committee chaired by person who has been in the PRP for 41 years is to examine and advise the party on how best to grow its membership using the best ever methods bearing in current voters demography in Nigeria.

“Finance and funding committee whose membership has business persons will examine the current financial status of the PRP and existing funding methodologies as put in the party’s Constitution and suggest how best to make the methodologies work as well as new ways of raising funds to make it a financially stable party with a sustainable operation.”