One of the aggrieved governorship aspirants, who spoke to one of our correspondents on condition of anonymity for fear of persecution, said it was becoming clear that many of them would be denied electoral tickets by their parties and the option was to consider Coalition for Nigeria.
The PDP governorship aspirants such Prince Dayo Adeyeye, Ambassador Dare Bejide, Senator Biodun Olujimi and the prominent leaders of the PDP, Chief Makanjuola Ogundipe, Serving senator from Ekiti Central Senatorial District are set to join Coalition for Nigeria (CN).
Also, APC governorship aspirants such as Chief Segun Oni, Yinka Akerele, Senator Ayo Arise, Senator Gbenga Aluko, Hon Olufemi Bamisile, Muyiwa Olumilua and many members of the APC caucus, especially those who crossed from the PDP ahead of the 2014 Ekiti election are set to join Coalition for Nigeria.
“This will happen because many APC governorship aspirants would not be given a ticket to contest and they would likely join the third force
Governorship aspirants for other parties such as former deputy governor of the state, Chief Abiodun Aluko, former serving senator, Bode Olowoporoku are likely to join the Coalition for Nigeria.
The coalition, which is due for launch January, 31 is currently being coordinated by a former governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola.
A Source confirmed that the unnamed party would the user to execute the agenda of the coalition.
A Source gathered that the mass defection from the APC and the PDP loomed, especially the Ekiti State governorship aspirants and there is most likely to be defections from the APC and PDP in the next one month.
The source gathered that there are people in the APC who are not comfortable with the party; there are those in the PDP who are not comfortable with the party also. So, most likely, these would be the forces that would form the third force.