PROGRESSIVE SOLIDARITY FORUM, PSF, HOLDS ITS INAUGURAL MEETING IN ABIA STATE
...promises to end imposition /godfatherisim in politics
Progressive Solidarity Forum, PSF, a sociopolitical association established in 2012 in the United Kingdom by Nigerians in diaspora to advocate for good leadership, rule of law, transparency and accountability in governance recently held it's inaugural meeting in Umuahia the Abia state capital.
Part of the forum mission is the establishment of charity trust fund to support innovative life changing program liaising with Nigerians at the grassroot levels to facilitate fullfilment of the people contract of right to good and responsible governance
Addressing representative from the 17 local government areas of Abia state Review Daniel Adimibe said that forum trends in almost all state but a new baby in Abia state
He informed the participants that they are specially selected because of their track record of being grassroot mobilizer and social crusade for good governance he mainted that when the good ones refuse to participate in politics the bad ones become prominent.
Also addressing the participate the south east Co-ordinator Nze Henry okpara and the IMO Co-ordinator High Chief Valentine OKERE say that progressive solidarity forum stands for everything good as it concerns the people. They stand for equity against injustice, imposition of leaders, fair play, equal opportunity for everyone as well as justice to all.
According to South East Co-ordinator, Henry okpara, they are in Abia to establish PSF and therefore, urge the participants to move I to every nook and cranny of the state and sensitize the people on what to look out for in a candidate, with the view of ensuring that the best were elected at all times
Okpara I insisted that the era of of sharing rice, wrappers, cash few months to election is over, saying that as a sociopolitical association they are bent on enlightening the people on the dangers of selling their vote and its consequences, "we know that godfatherisim still thrives, we know that of imposition of candidates, we know of cash for vote syndrome, yes all these we also know affects the society adversely, hence we are hellbent on stopping them. We believe that we can achieve all these and more if we join hands together. All these anormalies in the system are responsible for undue hardship our people are going through in the midst of plenty “he said.