Some notable Buhari support groups converged at the Sir. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Tomb in Bauchi, Bauchi State, Nigeria on the 16th January, 2021 and birth a new unifying group to be known as the National Coalition For Progressives (NCP).
The persons who founded the Coalition are Comrade Samaila Ali, Alh. Kabiru Aminu Kuda, Malam Muwaffiq Faizu Sale, Comrade Khalid Ibrahim Angale, Malam Mukhtar Jibrin, Musa Yakubu Yashi, Ismaila Alhassan Musa, Barr Idrees S. Gambo and Comrade Ahmadu Manaja.
The groups take came together to form the new Coalition (NCP) draw membership from other Buhari supports organizations which includes; the Buhari New Media Center (BNMC), the Coalition of Buhari Support Organizations in Nigeria (COBSON), Initiative For Public Progress Advancement (IPPA), Bauchi Frontiers Movement For Buhari (BFMB) and etc.
The choice of the Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Tomb for the meeting and the date of 16th January, 2021 is very significant for the new struggles when put into a historical perspective.
The National Coalition For Progressives (NCP) is still open to the public and other interested groups who wish to share in the progressive ideals of NCP.
At the meeting a three man steering committee was nominated with Barr Idrees S. Gambo as the Chairman, Comrade Samaila Ali as the Secretary and Malam Muwaffiq Faizu Sale as the Publicity Secretary.