Development of Political Parties in Nigeria (Cont 5.).

Government SSS 3 First Term


Development of Political Parties in Nigeria (Cont 5.).

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

1. Explain the existence of PDP

2. Explain the existence of ANPP

3. Explain the existence of AD

4. Explain the existence of AC


i. People’s Democratic Party (PDP)

ii. All Nigerian Peoples’ Party (ANPP)

iii. Alliance for Democracy (AD)

iv. Action Congress (AC) and small political parties.

People's Democratic Party (PDP)

PDP at its establishment, the party had a deep-rooted beginning as it had a broad membership including businessmen, traditional chiefs academics and about a hundred retired military senior official like Olusegun Obasanjo- Nigeria's military leader between 1976 to 1979 and PDP's first-party candidate in the 1999 election.  The party was formed in August 1998, in.... View More

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