Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, has formed an alliance with more than 30 political parties.
The party has announced the new name as “Coalition of United Political Parties” .
According to PDP, the announcement followed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding by the leaders of the merging parties aimed at wining the All Progressives Congress, in the forthcoming 2019 election.
The merging parties include, former President Olusegun Obasanjo-backed African Democratic Congress , Social Democratic Party of Nigeria , National Conscience Party , Labour Party, and a host of other newly registered parties.
PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, former Senate President David Mark, R-APC Chairman, Buba Galadima, and Senator Dino Melaye were some of those who attended the event.