Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank Of Nigeria(CBN), Prof. Kingsley Moghalu has dumped the Young Progressives Party (YPP) for the African Democratic Party (ADC).
Moghalu made this announcement on Friday, while addressing a press conference. The 2019 presidential candidate said he decided to switch allegiance to pursue his presidential ambition in 2023.
Recall that former CBN executive had earlier announced intention to contest for the highest seat in the land in 2023. Reiterating his ambition, Moghalu said his desire is to make Nigeria a great nation.
In his words, “I am pleased to announce to you today that I have joined the African Democratic Congress (ADC) which I feel ideologically aligned with. I am honoured to become a card-carrying member of the party.
“In doing so, I restate my public announcement on June 1, 2021, making myself available to lead our country as a competent, 21st century president and my intention to contest in the 2023 presidential election.
“I look forward to close collaboration with the party’s chairman, Chief Ralph Okey Nwosu, Alhaji Said Abdullahi, the ADC National Secretary and the National Executive Committee, and Chair of its Board of Trustees among others.”
Recall also that Moghalu contested in the 2019 presidential election and finished 14th with 26,039.