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African Democratic Congress
  • Name Of The Party: African Democratic Congress
  • Party Headquarters:The ADC has its headquarters in FCT, Abuja. No.2 Fez/Kumasi Crescent, Wuse 2, Off Aminu Kano by Samsung/Panasonic Opposite FERMA.
  • Year Of Formation:The African Democratic Congress was formed in 2005 with the name Alliance for Democratic Change.
  • Prominent Persons That Formed The Party:Ralphs Okey Nwosu
  • Prominent Persons Still In The Party:Olusegun Obasanjo, Ralphs Okey Nwosu, Mrs Ifeyinwa Ntima, Mr Cavin Algoa, Alh. Said Baba Abdullahi
  • History Of The Party:The party was changed from Alliance for Democratic Change to its current name, African Democratic Congress. The name of the party was changed when it got registered with INEC. The goal for the name change is for the party to have the ability “to effectively encompass and reflect the aspirations of our people.” In October 2005 the pioneers met and reviewed their activities, they raised 755,000 members and supporters. As of January 10th, 2006 the members numbered 1,350,000, and with the presence of the infant organization in all 36 states of the federation and FCT.
  • Highest Position Attained By The Party:In 2015 there were 5 ADC members that occupied seats in the House of Representatives, all representing constituencies in Oyo state. Hon. Abiodun Olasupo represents the Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa constituency, Hon. Adeyemi Sunday Adepoju represents the Ibarapa East/Ido constituency, Hon. Olusunbo Samson represents the Oluyole Local Govt. constituency, Hon. represents the Ibadan North-East/ Ibadan South-East constituency and Hon. Akintola Taiwo represents the Ona-Ara/Egbeda constituency
  • Political Leanings And Ideology Of The Party:At ADC, it is about Intense and Intentional Leadership – an activity that identifies challenges, gets the people to see the realities in these challenges, collectively evolves adaptive or technical solutions to these problems with a view to ensuring Excellent living conditions for all Nigerian. Leadership is the keyword here that the ADC is going to be driven by, noting that moving a person from ‘Good to Great’ takes a process. Sadly, Nigeria has over the years adopted a culture of mediocrity occasioned by our ‘clan’ mentality or man-know-man syndrome. You have to know somebody somewhere for things to happen to or for you. Leadership must inspire all our activities henceforth, it may sound scary to some, who are used to doing things the old way but nobody should be afraid as everybody will be groomed and taught the new way of doing things. The better way.
  • Party Core Values:
  • Transparency
  • Truthfulness
  • Integrity
  • Diligence
  • Leadership
  • Accountability
  • Fidelity
  • Prudence
  • Selflessness
  • Compassion
  • Open-mindedness
  • Patriotism
  • Due process
  • Tenacity
  • Humility
  • Detribalized
  • Fearlessness