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Blame PDP government if Jonathan loses - Nkpubre

2015-03-18 20:15
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

Abuja - Chief Edet Nkpubre, a former South-South National Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party has said in a recent interview that the PDP government should be blamed if President Jonathan loses the elections, the Daily Independent reported.

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Nkpubre, who described himself as still being a loyal PDP member, said that the party should prepare itself for protest votes against its candidate.

He believed the majority of which would come from the Akwa Ibom people.

Nkpubre added that PDP governors were to blame if President Jonathan loses as it would be due to their incompetencies.

He also spoke out against the PDP governorship primary in Akwa Ibom, saying that the candidate, Udom Emmanuel was forced upon the people.

For more on this story and the full interview, visit the Daily Independent.

Read more on: pdp  |  goodluck jonathan  |  abuja  |  politics

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