The plan by the opposition to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 received a major boost on Monday as nine more political parties joined the existing 46 parties in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP.
The event which was held at the Shehu Musa Yaradua Centre in Abuja saw the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the new parties and the CUPP.
The platforms received by the chairman of the CUPP Steering Committee, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, pledged their support and commitment to ensuring that the consensus candidate, Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, defeats the incumbent Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
The parties that signed the deal today are: United Patriot (UP), Save Nigeria Congress (SNC), Peoples Coalition Party (PCP), Reform and Advancement Party(RAP), Alliance of Social Democrats (ASD), We The People of Nigeria (WTPN), Change Party (CP), New Generation Party (NGP), Alliance National Party (ANP)
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