Aggrieved members of the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC) under the name Reformed-APC on Monday met with leaders of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Social Democratic Party (SDP) ahead of 2019 elections with a view to defeating President Muhammadu Buhari.
While the Reformed APC (R-APC) members were led to the Monday even meeting by their leader Buba Galadima, Atiku Abubakar, Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy Senate President and Emmanuel Udom, Governor of Akwa Ibom State represented the opposition party.
During the meeting which was also attended by Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, a the opposition parties and R-APC signed a memorandum of understanding on how to defeat the President during the next year election.
Ben Obi, a former senator, who briefed journalists, said the parties gathered to sign a memorandum for a coalition that will take over power in 2019 and esnure the defeat of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC.
He described the 2019 election as a battle between light and darkness, saying the coalition is the light that has come to rescue Nigeria.
He said the signing of the memorandum is a signal to the ruling APC and the international community that they are ready to take over power in 2019.