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Courting Yoruba monarchs won’t save you, APC tells Jonathan

2015-02-24 14:54
Nigerian President and presidential candidate of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) Goodluck Jonathan waves to supporters during a rally in Maiduguri on January 24, 2015. Boko Haram fighters have killed 15 villagers near Maiduguri, the epicen ~ TUNJI OMIRIN

Lagos - The South-West chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the latest move by President Goodluck Jonathan to court monarchs from the zone would not save him from defeat in the March 28 presidential election, reports The Nation.

The visits, according to the APC has no redemptive electoral value in South-West because it is devoid of strategic assessment.

The party in a statement issued by the Director of Media and Publicity in the zone, Ayo Afolabi said the people of the zone voted massively for Jonathan in 2011 based on their conviction that he was a better candidate but that they have been disappointed by his poor performance in governance.

Also read: Jonathan refuses to sign agreement with South-west leaders

He asked Jonathan how  many of such desperate and impromptu meetings did he made before the people from the zone voted for him in 2011.

President Jonathan had in the last few days visited the South-West monarchs in quick succession to seek for their support in his re-election bid.

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