The Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) is a platform for youths to realise their ambitions, its Lagos State Chairman, Abiodun Dabiri, has said.
The party, he said, had begun the process of redefining politics, ahead of the 2019 elections.
Dabiri, who spoke at the party’s congress in Lagos where 24 officers were elected, said the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were parties for the old brigade.
He said the youths would gain political relevance in ANRP, adding that the party would win seats in the Lagos State House of Assembly and the National Assembly in next year’s general elections.
Dabiri said the ANRP started as movement, but later transformed into a political party, in view of the failed promises by the old politicians.
He called on the youths to register and collect their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) to vote out politicians who have made life unbearable for the ordinary people.
He said: “I want to say the ANRP is a party of hope and a work in progress. We have watched helplessly how some parties have continued to mismanage our commonwealth. To worsen things, they do not have programme for the youths.
“The ANRP is a child of necessity; it came about because of the failure of the old brigade in all facets of our national life. Nigerians have lost hope in the future of the country; people are getting aloof because they believe only those who have stupendous wealth can win elections.
“Our party is a law-abiding one…