Why we visited Jonathan — APC leaders

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By Shedrack Frank

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa, said they visited former President Goodluck Jonathan  after Saturday’s governorship elections in recognition of his  position as the father and leader of the state.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, led APC leaders including governor-elect David Lyon, to visit the former president’s home on Monday.

Sylva noted that as a former president and leader of the State, Jonathan deserved to be respected and honoured by all  Bayelsa people, irrespective of their party leanings.

“Being a former president of the country and a past governor of the State, Jonathan remains an asset to the state and his inputs will always be needed to advance the course of governance in the Bayelsa.

“As such it was important for us to introduce the governor-elect to him and seek his support and guidance in building a better Bayelsa,” he…



Source: News Agency of Nigeria