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CUPP Raises Alarm Over Godfathers Hijacking Ninth National Assembly

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) on Tuesday condemned alleged plots to impose some persons as leaders in both chambers of the ninth National Assembly.

The spokesman for the coalition, Ikenga Ugochinyere, disclosed the position of the group during a press briefing in Abuja, where he also expressed support for the use of secret ballot for the election of the officers.

According to him, the voting method is the only way to stop desperate godfathers from imposing their stooges on the legislature.

The coalition also condemned moves to produce leaders from particular sections of the country, to the detriment of other sections, warning that the development portends danger to national unity and integration.

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