The governorship candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the just concluded governorship election in Osun State, Otunba Christopher Iyiola Omisore, has disclosed that the coalition that existed between his political party and ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State is not for political gains.
There have been speculations that that Omisore had been denied the National Assembly ticket and other political offices allegedly promised him by the APC.
But the former senator dismissed the speculations that he entered into an agreement with the ruling party for personal political benefits , saying there was no time SDP demanded for any political office from APC.
Rather, the interest of the masses of Osun is utmost in the mind of the SDP and thus the coalition.
Omisore said: “Our coalition is not about negotiation for political offices like Senator, member House of Representatives, member House of Assembly or Commissioners and advisers, or board members but centeres on good governance, prompt payment of workers’ salaries and other things that can make life meaningful for the entire people of Osun.”
Omisore on his twitter handled reiterated that the coalition that his party entered with A PC is for the attainment of good governance for the entire people of the state.
Omisore who was former deputy governor between 1999 and 2001 before he was impeached at the peak of the crisis that engulfed the then ruling party, Alliance for Democracy (AD) said that the partnership was in the best interest of workers and people of the state.
He explained that the coalition was to ensure prompt payment of workers arrears, salaries and pensions by the A PC led administration.
It will be recalled that Omisore led other SDP chieftains in the state into a coalition with candidate of APC, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, now governor-elect and his political party to ensure victory for Oyetola.