Nigeria's President and candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Goodluck Jonathan speaks with a campaign aide during a rally in Kano, Northern Nigeria, on January 21, 2015 . The February 14 vote is expected to be close-run, with the possibil ~ AMINU ABUBAKAR
Umuoji - The All Progressives
Grand Alliance (APGA) on Thursday restated its support for the Peoples
Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, President Goodluck Jonathan, in
the Feb.14 election.
The National Chairman of the party, Chief Victor Umeh, said
this in Umuoji, Idemili North Local Government Area, Anambra, during his
senatorial campaign rally in the area.
Umeh said APGA had no doubt that Jonathan had the qualities
to lead the country and continue with the dividends of democracy his
administration had given to the citizenry.
He said the party was opposed to shifting the dates for the
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Umeh said that it was imperative to note that the
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had indicated its preparedness
for the exercise.
Umeh, who is also the APGA Senatorial candidate for Anambra
Central, said his party was ready for the elections as scheduled.
“We are ready for the elections. They should not postpone
it. There is no need for it. They should allow the elections to take place.
“I do not see any need to shift the date, INEC says it is
“It is only INEC that can determine whether to postpone
elections or not and they have not said that they need more time to organise
the election,” he said.