Jonathan finally addresses 2019 Presidential Ambition (READ)


Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan yesterday addressed speculations if he may contest in the forthcoming presidential election come 2019 as Nigerians are pleading for his comeback in Politics.

Goodluck Jonathan
Former president Goodluck Jonathan

Speaking in Abuja yesterday, Jonathan revealed that he was not done yet with politics.

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Citing that he was also categorical that he is still a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP although he declined to state if he would participate in elective contest in the future.

He made this known at the unveiling of “My Life and Nigerian Politics” a memoir written by former Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the PDP, Chief Tony Anenih, at the International Conference Centre, Abuja where the former minister of works announced his retirement from partisan politics with immediate effect.

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Speaking further about his political direction, Jonathan said though he had been absent at PDP meetings since he left office, he was firmly a member of the party.

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“I have not retired from politics. I know that since I left office I have not been at meetings of the party but I am still a committed PDP member,” he declared.

He praised Anenih for his role in the nation’s political history describing him as a patriotic Nigerian who was always interested in the unity of Nigeria.

“Anenih works hard to ensure that what he believes in succeeds. He does not emphasize North, South divide,” the former president said.


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