|former House of Representatives Speaker chance to fill a Senatorial seat, three House of Representatives slots and ten assembly posts with candidates of his choice, along with the opportunity of becoming gubernatorial candidate.
Sources confirmed the ploy is give Bankole the chance to put his loyalists in position of power within the party – and put in place needed protection if the defection comes true.
‘all it will take would be for holders of the chosen mandates to write withdrawal letters and their names substituted with those of Bankole’s men’ a source disclosed.
Insiders further revealed if the move translates into reality, Osoba and his SDP would transform major contenders in the battle for the soul of the politics of Ogun state.
Especially against the backdrop of assertions in some quarters the ears of President Jonathan in Ogun state, Otunba Gbenga Daniel equally has sympathy for the SDP because of the manner of grip fellow party man wanted in America for drug related offences, Kashamu Buruji has on PDP in the state.
A candidate of the indicted politician holds the mandate of PDP gubernatorial candidate in Ogun state.