The Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), on Thursday, debunked rumours of a national convention slated for Saturday 19th, February 2022.
In a statement by Kabiru Muhammad Gwangwazo, Ag. National Publicity Secretary, the party said:
“We have been informed of rumours of a purported National Convention called by a group claiming they are PRP in Abuja for Saturday 19th, February 2022.
We are by this notice alerting all members of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) and the General Public that the claimed National Convention is fake meant to deceive the unwary.
The national elections and political parties regulator, INEC as well as all relevant agencies of State, the Police and others have been officially informed and will surely deal decisively with those involved with this illegality.
It is only with formal recognition of a political party and its registered leadership as certified by INEC and the Law that permits any claimant to canvass membership, to operate bank accounts, to solicit subscriptions or sell party cards and sell candidate nomination forms for elections at all levels. And indeed more fundamentally for election into party offices.
Those alleged to be planning the illegal Convention of the 19th February don’t have any of these basic prerequisites to support their claim.
The PRP has always been the hope of the teeming underprivileged Nigerian people. Since its registration was reclaimed and a National Delegates Conference (NDC) held in September 2018 in which Malam Falalu Bello, OFR was elected under the leadership of the Party’s National Leader and BOT Chairman Late Alhaji Abdulkadir Balarabe Musa the Party has been working on establishing solid structures across the States.
As a party that derives legitimacy from fulfilling all legal requirements of the Nigerian Constitution, the PRP under National Chairman Falalu Bello has so far conducted Congresses where all State Executives are now in place.
Meanwhile consultations are going on with numerous groups interested in working with the PRP to rescue Nigeria and Nigerians and lead them to the Promised Land. In a few weeks the agenda for a properly constituted National Convention will be unveiled. Once again the PRP wishes to advise all its members and well wishers to steer clear of the fake convention.
At the same time all who believe in the PRP cause are welcome to explore the various windows of opportunity availed by the Falalu Bello led NEC to join the team and be involved in reclaiming the PRP’s moral highground in Nigerian politics.
We should not allow the chance of a lifetime that PRP promises to be sabotaged by the hopeless rabble rousing of the enemies of genuine change within or outside the PRP.”