Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan has played down the threat by the Northern Elders Forum to forget the northern support in the 2015 presidential election unless the abducted Chibok girls are rescued, Punch reports.
The position of the president was made known by his senior special assistant on public affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe, who added that the president does not require any threat from any group of persons to be perform his responsibilities.
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The Northern Elders Forum on Monday said that the rescue of the girls who were abducted by the Boko Haram insurgents for over three months, was a condition for Jonathan to get the northern support for his presidential ambition in 2015.
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