2023: Ex-CBN Dep. Gov Kingsley Moghalu Defects To ADC 

Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu
Kingsley Moghalu

October 08, (NaijaOnPoint Media) – Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Kingsley Moghalu, has  defected to the Action Democratic Congress (ADC).

Moghalu declared for the ADC on Friday, after leaving his former party,  the Young Progressives Party (YPP) where he contested the 2019 Presidential election.

This development is coming four months after he declared his intention to run for the presidency in 2023.

Recall that in June 2021, Moghalu had  announced his intentions to contest for  the 2023 Elections.

He had contested as the presidential candidate of the YPP  in 2019 alongside President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and others.

Moghalu had lost to incumbent President Buhari, finishing  14th on the election log with just 26,039 to Buhari’s 15.1 million votes.

In a video shared on Facebook by ADC, on Friday,  Moghalu spoke about his plans to build Nigeria and tackle other issues.

In a statement, titled, 2023: “I Will Run Because the People Matter”, Moghalu said, “There is no hope out of our troubles until Nigeria faces the leadership question and looks for capacity, competence, and a compassionate heart for the suffering poor.

Speaking on his agenda for Nigeria, Moghalu promised an inclusive government that is ready to tackle insecurity, ensure accelerated education and health reform, and wage war against poverty, through an innovative economy, if elected.

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