President Goodluck Jonathan. (File: AFP)
Abuja - Some Peoples Democratic Party chieftains are putting pressure on President Goodluck Jonathan to consider re-contesting for the presidency in 2019, reports Sahara Reporters.
The chieftains noted that it was the party and not the President that failed in the 2015 general elections.
They lay the defeat of President Jonathan in the March 28 presidential election on the doorsteps of members of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC), who refused to work assiduously to help President Jonathan win the election.
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The chieftains are pushing for the re-organization of the party to pave the way for the emergence of President Jonathan as the party’s candidate in the 2019 presidential election.
One of President Jonathan’s close allies, Governor of Cross River state, Liyel Imoke, is being tipped to become the new chairman of the party.
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