The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), has hinted the populace about its preparation to mobilise the people to engage in a mass action to protest what it terms anti people policies of the Federal Government.
The alleged anti-people policies, according to a statement jointly signed by Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, National Spokesperson and Comrade Mark Adebayo, co-spokesperson, are the increment in electricity Tariff and Pump Price of Fuel.
The statement said its Human Mobilization Unit had been activated to mobilise the citizenry to reach a national consensus for nationwide civil mass action over the two alleged policies of the Federal Government.
The statement reads thus, “This is to inform the Nigerian Public/Citizens that the Human Mobilisation Unit of the Opposition Coalition (CUPP) in furtherance of its Patriotic objective of serving as a great defender of Nigeria Peoples interest and led by Barr. Kenneth Udeze, the CUPP Head of Human Mobilisation unit/ Action Alliance National Chairman have activated the units Public mobilisation mandate in view of the recent two most painful anti people’s actions of the APC Federal Government, the increment in electricity Tarriff and Pump Price of Fuel.
“The unit’s activities which have been activated from today include contacting and reaching out to Key National Labour, Civil Society, Political Associations ethnic and Religious bodies as well as organised groups starting with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), and the Trade Union Congress (TUC).
“Others to be contacted are the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), ASUU, and all other professional and religious bodies like, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Jamatul Nasiril Islam (JNI), Ohanaeze/Arewa/Afenifere/Ijaw/Middle Belt groups, Femi Falana (SAN), Prof Wole Soyinka, Dr. Joe Odumakin, SERAP, Deji Adeyanju,Timi Frank, Dino Melaye, Comrade Shield, all leading activists, opposition lawmakers/governors, artisans, celebrities, NYCN, National association of Nigerian Students (NAN), market women and traders, Okada and public road transport workers, town/village union leaders, youth/student groups among others.”
The opposition political parties also informed that, “This Patriotic effort is geared towards convincing these organisations and personalities on the need for a National Civil Action to protest and resist the increasing Anti People’s Polices especially the painful increase in fuel pump price and electricity tariff coupled with the growing corruption and insecurity that have taken over Nigeria.”
In conclusion, the CUPP informed that, “If the consultations yield a positive result, the CUPP Human Mobilisation Unit will announce a date for Civil Action in collaboration with the aforementioned organised groups and the eminent personalities.”
For more details, support and participation the Coalition directed that, Barr. Keneth Udeze should be contacted through a contact line that was included in the statement.