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Jonathan promises to rebuild North-east

2015-03-19 22:57
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

Lagos - President Goodluck Jonathan has said that, if reelected he would seek to rebuild the entire Northeast region, Naij reported.

Also read: Minister pledges to sustain military success against insurgents

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, said that Jonathan already had a plan set in place and would implement it if he were elected for a second term.

Mu’azu added that the undertaking to restore life to the devasted region would be a priority of the PDP for the next four years.

" President Jonathan when re-elected for a second term will declare a Marshall Plan to rebuild the entire geopolitical zone affected by the war. Our party has this programme on the top of our agenda in the next four years," he said.

He also said that the armed forces had exceeded the party's expectations in eliminating insurgents in the Northeast.

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