The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday met with its counterparts in 34 political parties, including the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC).
The political parties signed a memorandum of understanding on the 2019 elections.
The meeting was held at the Shehu Yar’Adua Centre in Abuja.
The Reformed APC (R-APC) members were led to the Monday event by their leader Buba Galadima.
On Monday, Buba Galadima met with leaders of opposition parties like the PDP and SDP to sign the memorandum of understanding.
Apart from Buba Galadima, others at the Monday meeting from the PDP include Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, a senator, Dino melaye, and Akwa Ibom State Governor; Emmanuel Udom,
A Former lawmaker Senator Ben Obi, who briefed journalists, said the parties gathered to sign a memorandum for a coalition that will take over power in 2019 and esnure the defeat of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC.
He described the 2019 election as a battle between light and darkness, saying the coalition is the light that has come to rescue Nigeria.
He said the signing of the memorandum is a signal to the ruling APC and the international community that they are ready to take over power in 2019.
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