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Jonathan storms Lagos, tackles Buhari, OBJ

2015-01-08 19:24
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan attends the pdp rally, at the Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos, Nigeria. (Sunday Alamba, AP) ~ Sunday Alamba
Lagos - President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday flagged off his presidential re-election campaign in Lagos with a promise to consolidate on his earlier achievements, reports NewsDay.

At he capacity-filled Tafawa Balewa Square, venue of the campaign rally,, Jonathan lashed out at the critics of his administration over handling of cases of corruption, saying he has done more than past administrations within the confines of the law to fight corruption.

Also read: Jonathan 'afraid of campaigning in Kano'

A charged Jonathan called on Nigerians to vote for their liberation, noting that the 2015 election is about the young people.

He took a swipe at the All Progressives Congress presidential aspirant, Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo for their high-handedness and running Nigeria like a jungle.

Read more at NewsDay.

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- Newsday
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