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Nigerians want Goodluck Jonathan back - PDP

21 November 2016, 07:20Lekan Oladeinde

Abuja - The Peoples Democratic Party under the leadership of Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has said that Nigerians are yearning for the return of former President Goodluck Jonathan to power.


The faction said this in its congratulatory message on the 59 birthday of the former President.

Spokesperson for the Makarfi-led national caretaker committee of the party, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, said in a statement in Abuja on Sunday, that Jonathan’s legacies and achievements in academia, politics, governance and social life remain indelible and worthy of emulation by well-meaning people.

He said, “You are a shining light during and after office as one of the Heads of State in Nigeria and Africa in general who willingly conceded power to the opposition in the interest of peace and democracy.

Also read: PHOTO: Sokoto residents beg Jonathan to come back as President

“In less than two years of leaving office, Nigerians are yearning and crying for your return especially as your successor who won the 2015 presidential election on the altar of propaganda and lies against your administration has done no better since he took over from you on May 29, 2015.

“The harvest of your electoral reforms for free, fair and credible electoral and democratic processes for which the All Progressive Congress is the primary beneficiary of have been eroded and quickly replaced with inconclusive elections, electoral apathy, voter inducement, intimidation, harassment and unfair incarceration of judges and squeezing of opposition at all levels.”







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