ALL NIGERIAN PEOPLES PARTY (ANPP)
All Nigerian Peoples Party was founded in 1998, the leader of the party was Edwin Ume Ezeoke. The party was dominant in the northern region and it was the strongest opposition party at that time, thereby controlling seven (7) states. ANPP contested in the 2003 presidential election with mohammadu Buhari as the presidential candidate and Dr Chuba Okadigbo was his running mate, but the party lost to PDP. In 2007 the party contested for the second time with Mohammadu Buhari as the presidential candidate and Edwin Ume Ezeoke as his running mate, but again the party lost to PDP. In February 2013, ANPP merged with Action Congress of Nigeria, All Progressive Grand Alliance, and The Congress for Progressive Change to form the All Progressive Congress (APC).
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF ALL NIGERIAN PEOPLES PARTY
- To challenge the political dominance of PDP 2. To control and dominate the political activities of northern Nigeria 3. To promote Islamic religion and sharia legal system 4. To respect the honor and integrity of civil service by attracting the best and keeping the best 5. To provide employment, protection of life’s and properties, quality education, and to tackle corruption 6. To develop the agricultural and industrial sectors 7. To provide full and gainful employment for all Nigerians
CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF ANPP
- ANPP won the gubernatorial election in Kano state 2.