Forward in Building a Revolutionary Party in Nigeria, Africa and Internationally!


Joint Declaration of Fraternal Relations between the Pacesetters Movement (Nigeria) and the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 8 May 2018,




1.             The leadership of the Pacesetters Movement (Nigeria) discussed the RCIT’s “Manifesto for the Revolutionary Liberation of Black Africa” ( and concluded that it agrees with the general analysis and programmatic strategy of it. Likewise, the Pacesetters Movement agrees with the May Day 2018 Statement (including the “Six Points for a Platform of Revolutionary Unity Today”;


2.             On this basis, the RCIT and the Pacesetters Movement agree to establish fraternal relations. In such a framework we strive to deepen our discussion and collaboration in order to achieve the closest possible unity, and if possible fusion, between our forces. One important aspect of our collaboration will be the elaboration a revolutionary Action Program for the liberation of the workers, poor peasants and youth in Nigeria.


3.             Our goal is to advance the struggle for the socialist unification of Africa and, finally, the world. We are aware that this is only possible on the basis of an international Marxist program and the creation of a revolutionary party in Nigeria as well as globally. Hence, we will work together in order to fight for the socialist revolution and the overthrow of capitalism!