Things continue to look bleak for the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC. this is even as the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Monday formed an alliance with over 30 political parties and announced a new party called Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP).
According to ChannelsTv, the announcement followed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by the leaders of the merging parties.
This according to reports was to win the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the forthcoming 2019 election.
At Musa Yar’Adua’s Centre in Abuja, those in attendance include, of Former President Olusegun Obasanjo-backed African Democratic Congress (ADC), Social Democratic Party of Nigeria (SDP), National Conscience Party (NCP), Labour Party, and a host of other newly registered parties.
PDP National Chairman Uche Secondus, Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Former Senate President David Mark, R-APC Chairman Buba Galadima, and Senator Dino Melaye.
It is also rumored that three APC governors from the North are perfecting plans to join the CUPP any time soon, and that about 30 Senators and 70 house of rep members are likely to follow in the wave of defection from APC.