PDP And Over 30 Political Parties Merge To Form CUPP
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in its efforts to ensure that APC administration is voted out of power in 2019, on Monday formed an alliance with more than 30 political parties and made an announcement of a new name called Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP).
The announcement followed the official signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by all the political parties’ leaders of the merging parties. This in accordance with the reports was to defeat the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2019 general election.
At Musa Yar’Adua’s Centre in Abuja where the event took place, those in attendance include Labour Party, Social Democratic Party of Nigeria (SDP), Former President Olusegun Obasanjo-backed African Democratic Congress (ADC), National Conscience Party (NCP) and a host of other newly registered political parties. Former Senate President David Mark, PDP National Chairman Uche Secondus, Senator Dino Melaye, Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and R-APC Chairman Buba Galadima.