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"Why Jigawa would support Jonathan in 2015"

18 September 2014, 11:13

Duste - The Jigawa state governor, Sule Lamido has said the state would certainly not be supporting President Jonathan for another term unless the President fulfills his promises to the state, reports Daily Trust.

Lamido, who was speaking  in an interview with BBC Hausa radio on Tuesday said all the four promises made before the 2011 elections by the President have not been fulfilled by the federal government.

Also read : Lamido kicks against Jonathan’s endorsement

He said the state would only be taking about supporting Jonathan if  it is compensated for its support to Jonathan in 2011.

He listed the promises made by Jonathan in 2011 to include the construction of a cargo airport in the state, the expansion of the of Dutse and Auyo water works and the construction of the Gaya-Jahun-Kafin Hausa road.

He denied eyeing the presidency, saying contesting for the president’s office has never crossed his mind.

Read more at Daily Trust.

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