After the media reported that the newly shaped motion is lifeless on arrival with some eminent Nigerians listed saying they weren’t consulted earlier than its launch, the Nationwide Consultative Entrance (NCF) stated it has not forgotten about it ” the brokers of the State and of the Fifth Columnist, who desperately wish to break our ranks and truncate this historic intervention for his or her egocentric pursuits ”.
NCF defined to AllNews that the group is populated by nationwide consciousness leaders who’re at the moment strategizing to save lots of Nigeria from imminent political collapse and civil conflict, and that the physique is actually a consultative discussion board for common political intervention in Nigeria. .
Clarifying that it’s but to be reworked right into a political social gathering as is broadly speculated, NCF stated consultations in direction of the formation and launch of a brand new common political motion within the nation are underway and are anticipated to be concluded by January 2021 when the rising motion being lastly launched and inaugurated.
The rising political group had in a press release issued final Wednesday that NCF was made up of 30 outstanding Nigerian activists, professionals and lecturers, with the intention of mobilizing Nigerians forward of the 2023 common elections.
Shortly afterwards, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), whose identify was cited as a part of the 30 members, stated he was not concerned within the newly floated political group, the Nationwide Consultative Discussion board. He claimed that neither he had ever been consulted on the formation of the group nor had he ever attended the assembly the place the discussion board was launched.
Equally, Abubakar Umar, retired and militant colonel; Shehu Sani, a former senator, and Olisa Agabakoba SAN, a former president of the Nigerian Bar Affiliation, stated they weren’t consulted earlier than the political motion known as NCF was introduced with their names as members.
Mallam Tanko Yunusa, who printed a press release on behalf of the NCF on Saturday, stated the Nationwide Secretariat would convene a significant nationwide session over the weekend with among the group’s allies to determine the truth that some media reviews didn’t. they don’t seem to be value consulting.
The assertion stated: “We subsequently reiterate in clear phrases that the mandate and activity earlier than the NCF in the mean time is to mobilize all well-meaning Nigerians to affix forces collectively to tug Nigeria out of the precipice of failures and political anarchy.Thus, Consultations on this regard are scheduled to be finalized by January 2021, when the rising motion is scheduled to lastly be launched and inaugurated as clearly acknowledged in our newest communiqué, which additionally introduced the creation of an interim path to steer and advance additional consultations for the formation and launch of a brand new common political motion by January 2021.
“We’re additionally not afraid that our kind of Citizen Motion could face its personal trials and challenges in some unspecified time in the future from the doable reactionary machinations of State Brokers and Fifth Columnists, who desperately wish to break our ranks and truncate this historic intervention for However we, Leaders of Conscience, are deeply satisfied and warranted by the truth that when the Summoners and Allies defending a preferred initiative stay resolute and agency, such an intervention at all times triumphs over evil plots and machinations. destabilize the favored aim.
“Due to this fact, this group needs all Nigerians to be assured that the problems surrounding membership within the NCF Interim Steering Council can be totally rectified on the assembly because the Conveners and promoters of this nice initiative, moderately than being damaged or demoralized by any divisive stratagem they’ve resolved to be extra resolute and agency in our consultative efforts to save lots of Nigeria, which is a activity that should be achieved for us at this historic second!
“To this finish, we wish to recognize the nice acceptance of this historic motion by Nigerians and we wish to reward their uninterrupted solidarity by way of the assorted donations and assist obtained inside 48 hours of the announcement of this political intervention, among the that are workplace buildings in numerous components of the nation in addition to enormous social media instruments, which can be launched after the following assembly of our group.
“Lastly, we wish to salute and commend the crafty and dedication of the members of the NCF Interim Steering Council underneath the path of Rt Hon Ghali Umar Naaba, Professor Pat Utomi amongst others like Engr Yabagi Yusuf San, Prof Chidi Odinkalu, Comrade Isa Aremu, Alhaji Shettima Yerima, Girl Funke Awolowo, Mallam Shehu Sanni, Barr Dan Nwanyanwu, HC, Peter Ameh, Mallam Tanko Yunusa, Dr Kemi George, Barr Georgina Dakpokpo, Dr Chris Ekiyor, Prof Remi Sonaya, Mallam Hamzat Lawal, Mr. Jude Feranmi, Saadatu Falilu Hamu, Comrade Mark Adebayo, Ogbeni Lanre Banjo, Hajia Kadijat Abdullahi and Comrade Promise Adewusi of the Nationwide Secretariat, to be courageous and agency on this nice imaginative and prescient to save lots of our pricey nation from the incompetence and impunity of political politicians the elite, within the face of private dangers and sacrifices to save lots of our nation, renew their forces and make them declare their promise thus saving the nation and the black race from a thousand years of servitude “.