Osoba's SDP Members, Supporters Mobilise Support For President Goodluck Jonathan's Re-Election.
...as Amosun, APC make last minute attempt at peace.
Investigation by societynowng.com revealed, the party the defection of Ogun state political leader Olusegun Osoba resuscitated its popularity, Social Democratic Party (SDP) is quietly working for the re election bid of President Goodluck Jonathan- at least in Ogun state.
Sources confirmed this development result of directive given by SDP chief promoter in the state, Aremo Olusegun Osoba to party members and sympathisers.
This development puts the former Ogun state Governor directly against the interest of his former political associates and former comrades in the All Progressives Congress, APC.
Chief Osoba and his loyalists had defected from the APC to the SDP over protracted acrimony with state governor, Ibikunle Amosun.
His movement out of the APC was further enhanced by indications the national leadership of the party appeared to side with Amosun in the crisis.
Chief Osoba had defected to the SDP and used the platform to negotiate enter into a mega alliance with other opposition parties against Governor Amosun and the APC.
Information revealed the deal with PDP had paved way for Osoba and SDP with the Presidency.
Further investigation revealed in exchange for certain measure of patronage, the SDP has agreed to support President Goodluck Jonathan.
And party members are being canvassed towards this end.
Further digs revealed at the state level, the PDP and SDP are currently shopping for credible candidates both hope to work together for – to unseat Mr Amosun.
More findings by scietynowng.com revealed with the growing popularity and influence of the SDP, former party men in the APC are striving hard to break the arrangement between PDP and the Segun Osoba popularised party.
Insiders revealed interestingly Governor Amosun is leading the charge at reconciliation.
The embattled governor’s attempts at fence mending is reportedly bolster with confidence he has his re election ticket in the kitty and has secured the State House of Assemble ticket for his loyalists.
‘He believes he has his base covered with the state firmly in his grip and his offering to sacrifice the senatorial and house of representatives tickets, including promises of appointments into his cabinets to lure Osoba and his supporters back or get them to work for him’ according to a source.
The national leadership of the APC are handing the negotiation.
There is a great fear unified PDP complemented with the SDP force will rout Amosun and his APC team out of the office in the upcoming general election.
This against the background that Amosun was able to gain power with a very popular and all hands on deck ACN ( before the merger that resulted in APC) battling a fragmented PDP back then.
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