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Labour Party adopts Jonathan

2015-03-12 14:21
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

Ibadan - The Labour Party has adopted President Goodluck Jonathan as the party’s flag bearer for the March 28 Presidential election, report New Telegraph.

The party took the decision on Wednesday in Ibadan during the national executive council meeting of the party.

The party chose Jonathan above the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, who it described as a pensioner and too old to administer a complex country as Nigeria.

Also read: Accord Party adopts Jonathan

The party also voiced its opposition to the use of card readers for the general elections.

Abdulkadir Salam, the party’s National Chairman, who disclosed the party’s stance at the end of the meeting, noted that Nigeria is not ready for this technology now.

Read more at New Telegraph.

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