The Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Ogun state has attributed its failure at the just concluded polls to the alleged damaging social media report that its governorship candidate, Mr Akin Odunsi had withdrawn from the governorship race a day before the election.
Chairman of the party in the state, Mr Olu Agemo, said the action had a damaging effects on ifs chances in the elections. Mr. Agemo made the declaration at a press briefing attended by party members in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.
While congratulating Senator Ibikunle Amosun on his re-election, the party however debunked allegations in some quarters that the party was being sponsored by the Presidency, to destabilize the politics of the south west.
The SDP had denied any merger plan with any political party before the governorship election took place on April 11.