10th December, 2010
Patriotic Electoral Alliance of Nigeria, PEAN, which serves as an umbrella body forÂ the 33 registered political parties has elected Hon. Rasheed Shitta-Bey of the MegaÂ Progressive Peoples Party, MPPP, as its national chairman.
According to a communiquÃ© released by the group at the end of its meeting in Abuja,Â the parties decided to come together to project the progressive idea of fighting forÂ a common purpose and presenting a common candidate in the 2011 general election.
Also elected as officers of PEAN were Alhaji Shitu Muhammed of the NationalÂ Republican Party, NRP, as vice chairman while Chief Sam Onimisi of the DemocraticÂ Peoples Alliance, DPA, will serve as the General Secretary.