Ahead of the 2019 general elections, founder of DAAR Communications, Raymond Dokpesi, and a former chairman of the Labour Party, Dan Iwuanyanwu, on Monday unveiled a new political party called Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance, APDA.
The new party has ‘Stronger together’ as its slogan.
The inauguration of the new party was towards mid-day aired live on African Independent Television, AIT, a broadcast station owned by DAAR Communications.
Dokpesi, who was before the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, crisis campaigning to be the National Chairman of the PDP, was joined by Iwuanyanwu at the occasion which is ongoing at Reiz Continental Hotels in Abuja. Other politicians were present at the venue.
Recall that there had been speculations that the Ahmed Makarfi-led faction, which is dragging leadership of the PDP with Ali Modu Sheriff, was contemplating floating APDA. But the Makarfi-led national caretaker committee promptly distanced itself from the said party.