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ANP Chairman urges media practitioner to engage in sensitization program that will build the nation

 

The Chairman of the Alliance National Party (ANP) Asiwaju Mashood Shittu has called on the Nigerian Populace who normally devote time and energy to listen to radio and TV enlightenment and Educative Programs to  use such avenues to positively contribute to nation building.

He said sensitization  should be done on Security, Innovation, Infrastructural Development, Educational Development, Health Care Delivery, Women Empowerment and Youth Enlistment rather than disintegrating, destroying and involving themselves in acts capable of undermining the peaceful co-existence in the country.

The Chairman made this disclosure when he received a fifteen man  delegation of the executive of the “Masoyan” Liberty Radio Association who paid him a courtesy call in his office in order to felicitate with him over the recent Abuja Federal High Court ruling compelling the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reverse its earlier decision of deregistering about seventy four Political Parties.

The Judgment included the Alliance National Party among the Thirty one Political Parties that filed the case and won. The Chairman of the Association, Sa’adu Maimagani expressed the satisfaction of the group particularly going by the alternative channels the existence of these parties provide for fresh Youths who lacks the financial capability to purchase nomination forms in PDP and APC since they are on the high side.

According to the Chairman, this is a victory for the Youths and our nascent Democracy. The ANP Chairman during the visit seized the opportunity to implore the Federal Government to fasten the establishment of a disability ministry in the country to carter for the disabled people.

He commended the group for belonging to a reputable listeners Forum of a reputable and well followed station like Liberty Radio and TV which he is also a member.

The ANP chairman further challenged the Association to make formal input in the ongoing amendment of the Electoral Act which could ensure the prosecution and imprisonment of Electoral offenders like Ballot Box snatchers, Political Thugs and Individuals who are found to have been involved in Electoral Malpractices, Violence and Fraud not without also restructuring the entire Judiciary and Criminal Justice Administration as well as the total re-orientation of the Nigeria Police Force for efficiency and timely intervention in Violent threatened areas during Election. The ANP Chairman also advised the Association to take advantage of Nirsal’s Anchor Agriculture Loan Scheme through Liaising with reputable mechanized farmers in order to also benefit from Agricultural Empowerment for Self Reliance Concept geared towards empowering Nigerian Youths and Women. He cited his AMS integrated farms in AJASE IPO near OFFA in Kwara State as one of the recognized NIRSAL certified Mechanized Anchor borrower ship Farms that has presently made it possible for many peasant farmers to benefit.

 

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