Former Oyo state governor, Senator Rashidi Ladoja joined former vice president, Atiku Abubakar to form alliance to unseat All Progressives Congress, APC and President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 elections.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday formed a new alliance with more than 30 other political parties in the country.
The parties announced a new name – Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) when they met at the Musa Yar’Adua Centre in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
The announcement followed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by the leaders of the merging parties, in their bid to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari’s All Progressives Congress (APC).
insideoyo.com gathered that part of the agreement of the MoU is to mobilise support for consensus candidates at the centre, states, and the Legislative arm of government.
Leaders of political parties in attendance include that of Former President Olusegun Obasanjo-backed African Democratic Congress (ADC), Social Democratic Party of Nigeria (SDP), National Conscience Party (NCP), Labour Party, and a host of other newly registered parties.
PDP National Chairman Uche Secondus, Former Senate President David Mark, and, R-APC Chairman Buba Galadima, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, Peter Obi were present at the meeting.
Some aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who broke out of the ruling party to form the Reformed APC, including the lawmaker representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye, were also present.