The Social Democratic Occasion (SDP) has distanced itself from Wednesday’s endorsement of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar by the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) because the consensus candidate for the 2019 presidential election.
In accordance NAN, the SDP Nationwide Publicity Secretary, Mr Mohammed Alfa, who disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja, mentioned the celebration already had a candidate, Mr Donald Duke whose identify had been submitted to INEC for the 2019 election.
Alfa mentioned that the Nationwide Working Committee (NWC) of the celebration would meet subsequent week to take a place on the difficulty
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) recollects that the Coalition of United Political Events (CUPP), on Wednesday introduced that it had endorsed Atiku, the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) candidate for the 2019 presidential election.
Mr Ikenga Ugochinyere, the spokesman of the group who introduced the endorsement, mentioned Atiku was the coalition’s consensus candidate.
The SDP Publicity Secretary, nevertheless, mentioned that the eye of the celebration had been drawn to the assertion issued on the endorsement.
“We need to enjoin most of the people, SDP trustworthy, particularly all our candidates to hold on with their campaigns successfully, no matter the event.
“We guarantee you that the SDP Nationwide Working Committee (NWC) will meet and difficulty acceptable assertion on the matter subsequent week.”
The SDP is among the 39 opposition events that fashioned CUPP in July 2018 with the goal of manufacturing a presidential candidate that may defeat the ruling celebration All Progressive Congress (APC) within the 2019 election with the goal of forming a authorities of nationwide unity.