2023: Ex-President Jonathan’s Men Endorse Tinubu

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Key supporters and kinsmen of former President Goodluck Jonathan, at the weekend, endorsed the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, ahead of the 2023 presidential election.

A Coalition of the ex-President’s supporters and kinsmen, who are members of Citizens Network For Peace and Development in Nigeria (CNPDN), said since Jonathan declined to join the 2023 presidential race, despite their consistent appeals, the right thing to do was to support the APC presidential candidate, who they said, has the structures and capacity to win the election.

Recall that earlier in the year, CNPDN was among the first Southern Coalition to openly urge former President Jonathan to run for office of President on the platform of the APC.

The Coalition had also involved prominent Southern leaders to prevail on Jonathan to join the race. Jonathan, who promised to consult widely, reneged at the last minute, paving the way for Tinubu to emerge…



Source: Leadership Newspaper