Kwara SDP rules out merger deal with other parties ahead of guber polls
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on March 7, 2023
Social Democratic Party (SPD) in Kwara state has ruled out plan to merge with any other political party in the state ahead of the March 11, 2023 governorship election.
Speaking with journalists after a meeting with SDP leaders and supporters in Ilorin on Monday, the party’s presidential candidate in the February 25, 2023 elections, Prince Adewole Adebayo, said that the SDP is in the race to win elections, “not only in Kwara state, but across the country”. He noted that SDP wants to be in government, to be consistent and available for the people.
While saying that any of the good political parties can join SDP to move the country better. He noted that the party has no plan to join any political party.
Adebayo who expressed reservation about the outcome of the presidential election said Nigeria will not move forward until all the stakeholders recognize the need to fight poverty and insecurity.
RoyalTimes reports that the SDP chairman in the state, Alhaji AbdulAziz Adebayo, also corroborated the presidential candidate and the state’s gubernatorial candidate on the merger issue, saying the SDP was not contemplating any alliance with any party ahead of the gubernatorial poll.