Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Speaks On Supporting Peter Obi
Immediate past president of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has spoken on the 2023 presidential election and candidates.
Goodluck Ebele Jonathan was a few days ago, pictured alongside with the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu. A meeting which triggered reactions from Nigerians over such a political reconciliation between the two politicians whose past Political rivalry is still fresh in the memory of many.
Bola Tinubu was pivotal to the ousting of Jonathan’s government in 2015 and the enthronement of president Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Despite the meeting, Goodluck stated that he supports none of the presidential candidate. According to him, his position as a former president of Nigeria, demands that he remains neutral as Nigerians decide those who will preside over the affairs of the most populous black nation in the world.
“Again, we are faced with the opportunity of choosing our leaders, elections are coming up now.The election is a good opportunity for Nigerians to select whom they believe can rule this country.
“I decided to be politically neutral as a former president. I should be a bit reserved”, the former president is quoted to have said.
Goodluck Jonathan’s clarification on his support for any presidential candidate comes a few days after former President Olusegun Obasanjo also noted that he has no preferred presidential candidate for the 2023 elections. He however appealed to Nigerians to elect leader who are competent and have credibility.DO FOLLOW US ON: