The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has dissociated itself from the coalition that, its candidate in the Osun State governorship election Iyiola Omisore entered with the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of tomorrow, Thursday’s rerun.
This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Alfa Mohammed.
It said SDP was not part of the conclusions reached between Omisore and the APC.
“The Social Democratic Party (SDP) would like to make it categorically clear that the National Leadership of the party was not part of the recent developments involving our party’s gubernatorial candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore of Osun State, and the conclusions arrived at,” read the statement.
“We remain irrevocably committed to serving the Nigerian people on the basis of the vision, principles and goals of social democracy which underlie the philosophy of our great party, the SDP.”
Earlier on Wednesday, Omisore while addressing the Media had announced his readiness to work with the APC ahead of the rerun, saying the decision was made “after due consultations with the party leadership and members in all the 30 local government areas of Osun State”.
He said APC had agreed to adopt SDP’s manifestos in “forming a coalition government with SDP in Osun State”.