- The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has disclosed its readiness to cooperate with the ruling administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu
- Legit.ng reports that the SDP is a centre-left political party in Nigeria that has been in existence since December 1989
- The party's stance was unveiled by Femi Olaniyi, its zonal secretary in the southwest geopolitical zone
Legit.ng journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 6-year-experience covering politics and elections in Nigeria
Ikeja, Lagos state - Following its unsuccessful shot at the presidency in February, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) on Thursday, November 30, said it was fully prepared to support the Bola Tinubu administration.
Per the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), SDP said it was ready for an alliance with President Tinubu and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), as long as the mission is to build a prosperous Nigeria.
Tinubu gets backing from SDP
The Nation also noted the SDP's stance.
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The party’s assurance comes against the backdrop of President Tinubu presenting the 2024 budget to the national assembly.
Femi Olaniyi, the southwest zonal secretary of the party, lauded the budget.
He assured that his party is ready to work more closely with the APC as development partners and for effective budget performance.
SDP candidate speaks on Tinubu's mistake
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Prince Adewole Adebayo, the SDP candidate in the February 25 presidential election, said President Tinubu is going the way of Muhammadu Buhari, his predecessor, as far as the economy is concerned.
Speaking on the state of the nation and Tinubu's efforts so far, Adewole described the fuel subsidy removal as a bad policy.
He said in advanced economies, whatever makes the economy thrive is being subsidised.
Tinubu’s ministers won't make my cabinet - Adebayo
Legit.ng also reported that SDP's Adebayo shared his thoughts about President Tinubu’s cabinet members.
Adebayo stated that none of President Tinubu’s ministers would have made it into his cabinet if he were the president of Nigeria.
He explained that the actions of the ministers should be regarded as Tinubu’s philosophy, mindset, and world vision in motion.
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