A former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Attahiru Jega, has ventured into partisan politics.
Mr Jega joined the Peoples Redemption Party, PRP, a statement by the party’s national publicity secretary, Abdul Gombe, said.
He said the professor of Political Science would chair the Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threat, SWOT, analysis committee of the party in order to reposition it for a more nationalistic outlook ahead of the 2023 general elections.
According to the statement, the SWOT analysis committee will critically examine the strength of PRP, looking at its weaknesses and the opportunities available to the party as well as threats to its existence and well-being.
“The PRP at its 62nd National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting held on June 22nd in Kaduna decided to set up three (3) committees to review the performance of the party in the 2019 general election with with a view to repositioning the Party for better performance in facing the new challenges of Nigerian politics.
“On the basis of a critical analysis of these, the committee made up of some of the best intellectuals in Nigeria will recommend to the party, strategies to adopt for its survival and growth.
“The three Committee are; The SWOT Analysis Committee ; Mobilisation Committee, Finance and Funding Committee Membership and mobilisation committee is to be chaired by a person who has been in the PRP for 4 years, as to examine and advise the party on how best to grow its membership using the best methods bearing in current voters demography in Nigeria.
Other that made up the three committees include publisher and chairman of Media Trust LTD, Kabiru Yusuf, Momodu Momodu, George Kwanashie, Ayo Sando, Obi Osisiogwu and Nathaniel Abraham.