As figures released by APC National chairman, Adams Oshiomole suggests, the ruling party is now largest political party in the world with 15.6 million members nationwide.
He said this on Wednesday September 12th when he presented President Buhari with a new party membership card.
“Today to talk about the size of our party, the largest party in the world and in Africa, we need to have evidence that can be verified by a third party or by members. We have taken advantage of technology to produce what I believed is the best or the first in Nigeria. We now have as at last week when they started printing of membership register, about 15.6 million registered APC members across the country.” he said
The Chinese Communist Party has 89million registered members, while India’s ruling party, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has a membership of 110 million as of 2015.
In Africa, South Africa’s African National Congress had 769,000 members as of 2015. The PDP membership strength is unknown.