President Goodluck Jonathan. (File: AFP)
Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan has said the creation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was the result of his administration’s deliberate policy to entrench democracy in the country, reports Thisday.
The President, who spoke at a roundtable on Sunday, said his administration allowed the opposition parties to merge by giving them the enabling environment.
Also read: Jonathan admits APC poses a threat to his re-election
Represented by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Anyim Pius Anyim, President Jonathan said his deliberate policy of promoting freedom of association made it possible for those in the opposition to merge in order to contest against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
He denied that the PDP is afraid of the APC because it remains the PDP creation.
Read more at Thisday.
Read more on 2015 elections