Ekiti 2018: Obasanjo’s Coalition adopt SDP for Ekiti governorship poll

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With 120 days to the commencement of the Ekiti State governorship election, the Obasanjo-inspired Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) set to adopt Social Democratic Party, SDP.

Reports say some governorship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP is set to join Professor Tunde Adeniran to SDP such as former Aide to Hon Titilayo Akindahunsi, Mr Sunday Adeusi and Former MD of WEMA Bank, Mr Adebisi Omoyeni and the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) is wooing some aspirants in the All Progressive Party, APC to join SDP.

According to one of the leaders of CNM, Chief Akin Osuntokun (a former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria) said the group will collaborate with SDP in Ekiti State during the governorship poll in July.

He said: “We are doing that (collaboration) with SDP because it is inevitable election is coming and we have to be mindful of the timeline.

“It does not mean we (CNM leaders) have finally resolved to work with SDP. We have only asked our people to contest on SDP platform.”


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