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Urhobo youths recommend Jonathan for Nobel prize

2015-04-03 10:12
US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan at the State House in Lagos January 25, 2015. US Secretary of State John Kerry said today that peaceful and timely elections were vital in Nigeria, where the country i ~ AKINTUNDE AKINLEYE

Abuja - The Youth Wing of the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) has congratulated President-elect Muhammadu Buhari on his historic win while recommending President Goodluck Jonathan for a Nobel Prize, Vanguard reports.

In a statement released by the unions' spokesman Marcus Ekure, the youths described the recent elections as the freest, fairest and most credible polls that Nigeria has had thus far.

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In addition, the body also commended President Jonathan on his good sportsmanship, saying it takes a selfless and visionary leader to concede defeat.

The group have mentioned that President Jonathan should be considered for a Nobel Laureate award and a lifetime ambassador of the United Nations and African Union.

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