The leadership of the Young Progressives Party, (YPP), has expressed its commitments towards hiting the targeted 300,000 membership in Kwara State.
YPP noted that currently, its membership in thr state stands at 60,000 stressing that it is optimistic of an impressive outing in 2023 general elections after, ROYAL NEWS reports.
The party also commended the Judiciary over judgements sacking defectors of defectors in Ebonyi and Cross Rivers, the biggest of which has affected Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State.
Speaking to journalists at the party’s secretariat in Ilorin shortly after its state congress held on Saturday, YPP National Secretary, Hon. Vidiyeno Bamaiyi, said that with the completion of the set-up of the party structure in the state, the party is all set to take the state and the nation by storm.
He based his optimism on the success recorded during the membership drive of the party in the state.
Bamaiyi said: “We currently have 60, 000 members in Kwara State and we have a target of hitting 300, 000. We also looking to contest all elective offices in Kwara State.
“These are 24 state assembly members, six reps and three Senatorial positions and then the governor. That is the task they have ahead of them and that will be accomplished.”
He further stressed that, “Very soon, we are going to have party primaries. We expect that credible candidates will emerge from there.”
Bamaiyi also praised the judiciary over its decision in Ebonyi and Cross Rivers states, saying, “Our reactions to the court verdicts on defection is that we are excited.
“The court judgement is how party matters should be. It will regulate politicians who are just jumping from one party to the other who have no ideology.
“Before you join any political party, be sure you understand and buy into their ideology.”
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