The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced the engagement of prominent international political consultants, AKPD Message and Media, to boost its electoral chances in the upcoming elections.
In a statement issued in Lagos yesterday by its interim national publicity secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said the Chicago,US-based firm is best known for its lead role in President Barack Obama’s presidential campaigns in 2008 and 2012.
The party explained that the firm had also worked with key Democratic Party candidates throughout the US and had a strong reputation for supporting leading populist movements across the globe.
“We have been working closely with AKPD Message and Media over the past few months and we shall leverage on the firm’s skill, experience and expertise throughout the upcoming campaign cycle.
“As a party destined to bring change and succour to the long suffering people of Nigeria, the APC is proud and excited to work with one of the foremost exponents of change in the world, especially with their track record of success in political climates akin to ours, notably in Kenya, Tanzania and Ghana.
“With this strategic partnership, the process of change in Nigeria has already begun and it can’t be stopped,” APC said.
Meanwhile, Nigeria’s political activities are gathering momentum with governorship elections scheduled to hold in Ekiti and Osun states on June 21, and August 9 respectively.
The highlight of the activities is the scheduled presidential and National Assembly elections on February 14, while the governorship and state assembly elections are slated to hold on February 28, 2015.
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