About eight opposition parties are reportedly mapping out plans to adopt the governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) in Ogun, Dr. Samuel Adeyemi as a consensus candidate ahead of the March 18 general elections.
It was reliably gathered that ahead of the Saturday governorship and house of assembly elections, the parties have reportedly began moves to partner with the AA governorship candidate.
The AA governorship candidate in the state, is a veterinary Doctor at the age of 22 ; a Pharmacist ; holder of the LL.B degree with Honours and a chartered accountant .
OgunToday further gathered that the leadership of AA has commenced series of meetings with them ahead of the Saturday election .
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC ) has announced that 13 political parties would be participating in the governorship and house of assembly elections in the state .
It was learnt that with the exception of the All Progressives Congress , People’s Democratic Party and African Democratic Congress , others opposition parties have began the moves to form alliance with AA .
The leader of AA in the state, Hon. Dapo Adeyemi , confirmed the development and meetings with different stakeholders including political parties and individuals.
Adeyemi who is the leader of the party said about eight political parties were already in talks with the governorship candidate of the Action Alliance .
He said the talks had reached advanced stage , adding that agreement had almost been perfected and the resolution would soon be made public.
Adeyemi however, declined to disclose the parties involved .
He said ” the leadership of AA has just finished speaking with some of the opposition parties, about eight of them.
“We just finalized a meeting with them and we are hopeful, because of the programmes of the party and the fact that the candidate is someone to be reckoned wirh .
“We are very hopeful that the man has not been polluted in terms of credibility, capability and programmes.. We have a better chance to be adopted by the eight political parties .
.Attempts to get comments from some opposition political parties on the repeated move failed as they did not answer calls and had not responded to messages sent to them .