Date Published: 02/25/11
NPPiD organizes 2011 Nigerian Presidential Aspirants Forum in New York; Jonathan, Shekarau, Buhari, Ribadu, Momoh, Utomi & others invited
New York, NY: February 21st 2011 : The Nigeria Peoples Parliament in Diaspora (NPPiD) will feature Nigeria’s presidential candidates in a program tagged “2011 Nigerian Presidential Aspirants Forum” and scheduled for Saturday March 12, 2011 in New York City. Each candidate will be given equal time to outline his vision, manifesto and program if elected.
The session is tailored to enable presidential aspirants to address a global Nigerian audience on the specific details of their mission and their strategies for lifting Nigerians from the quagmire of missed opportunities, economic stupor and poverty.
Several candidates have already confirmed their participation in the special event, designed to introduce the presidential contestants to Nigerians in the Diaspora and to challenge each candidate to articulate his vision for Nigeria.
This special session, coming approximately one month before Nigeria’s presidential elections, offers a rare opportunity for the candidates as well as Nigerians resident abroad to ponder the problems and prospects of their country.
The session is consistent with our resolve to provide a platform for citizens and friends of Nigeria resident abroad to renew, rework and repair the fabric of the Nigerian nation, and especially to participate in the promotion and deepening of democratic ethos and ideals in Nigeria. The Nigeria Peoples' Parliament in Diaspora NPPiD) is convinced that Nigerians who reside outside the shores of the country have a responsibility and duty to be engaged and invested in the democratic process in Nigeria.
In recognition of the fact that a significant number of Nigerians reside abroad and that they have great potential to help shape or influence events in their nation, the NPPiD is particularly proud to host this extraordinary forum which is set to be covered by the foreign and Nigerian media.
Invitations to the Presidential Forum have been extended to all the aspirants, and we are delighted by their enthusiastic response.
We hereby invite all interested Nigerians and friends of Nigeria who desire a culture of issue-based campaigns to attend this stimulating session with the presidential candidates and to make their voices felt on the way forward for Nigeria.
Date: Saturday March 12th 2011
Venue: LaGuardia Crowne Plaza, New York
104-04 Ditmars Blvd, East Elmhurst, NY, 11369
Time: 10 a.m. prompt
To reserve a seat please send your name to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The NPPiD is convened by the Nigeria Democratic Liberty Forum (NDLF)