Senator Iyiola Omisore has stated that his Social Democratic Party, SDP will support the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC in the Osun re-run election set to hold today, Vanguard reports.
Omisore announced this in Ile-Ife yesterday, in an interview with journalists. It was the first time he was giving a hint into the electoral arrangement with the APC.
“We have accepted to support the APC for victory in the rerun election tomorrow and thereafter form a coalition government,” he said. The announcement formally shut the doors of collaboration with the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Ademola Adeleke.
Omisore dumped the PDP after high level talks with the leaders of the APC in Ile-Ife. The APC delegation, which comprised the party chairman, Adams Oshiomhole and four governors, Ajimobi, Ganduje, Amosun and Badaru, including governor-elect Kayode Fayemi and minister of information and culture Lai Mohammed.
The Social Democratic Party governorship candidate in Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, has said that what is paramount to him is the practice of true democracy, good governance and accountability in Osun State.
This is coming after over 72 hours of being pressurised by the leadership of the People’s Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress ahead of the rerun election in the state.