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The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) is a political party in Nigeria. At the legislative elections held on 12 April 2003, the party won 1.4% of popular votes and 2 of 360 seats in the House of Representatives of Nigeria and no seats in the Senate. Its candidate at the presidential elections of 19 April 2003, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, won 3.3% of the vote.

All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA)
ChairmanVictor Ike Oye
Founded2003
Headquarters41b Libreville Crescent, Opp. Tulip Press, Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse 11, Abuja
IdeologyNationalism
Decentralization
Progressivism
ColoursGreen, white, yellow
Seats in the House
4 / 360
Seats in the Senate
1 / 109
Governorships
1 / 36

In gubernatorial elections of April 2011, Chief Rochas Okorocha (APGA) was elected governor of Imo state, polling 15% more votes than incumbent governor Ikedi Ohakim (PDP). An APGA candidate was first elected as governor of Anambra state.

In February 2013, a faction of the party merged with the Action Congress of Nigeria, the All Nigeria Peoples Party, and the Congress for Progressive Change to form the All Progressives Congress (APC). The party currently has a governor, who currently governs Anambra State, South Eastern, Nigeria. Also, in January, 2018,the party clinched Senatorial Zone, Anambra Central and currently has a senator in the House of Senate, National Assembly (NASS). All Local Government Area Chairmen in Anambra State, are Card-carrying members of APGA. [1]

The current party chairman is Victor Ike Oye.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Maram, Mazen (7 February 2013). "Nigerian Biggest Opposition Parties Agree to Merge". Bloomberg. Retrieved 11 February 2013.
  2. ^ "APGA chairman wants Buhari to reshuffle cabinet - Daily Post Nigeria". Daily Post Nigeria. 2018-03-12. Retrieved 2018-04-03.