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
Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan has reached out to some traditional rulers in the north to help persuade the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party to reconsider his stance of leaving the party, reports Osun Defenders.
The President has mandated top presidential aides of Northern extraction led by the National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki have been mandated to reach out to some of the emirs sympathetic to the President to beg Mu'az to stay in the party.
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One of the traditional rulers strongly considered to lead the begging is the Emir of Bauchi, Muhammadu Adamu, who Muazu holds in high esteem.
Mu'azu was reported to have tendered his resignation letter following some hate speeches credited to the First Lady, Patience Jonathan during the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign rallies.
Patience Jonathan threw caution into the winds when she called people from the North irresponsible fathers and mothers who give birth to many children they cannot cater for.
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