Bayelsa guber: Jonathan leads prominent Ijaws to set agenda for credible poll


By Samuel Oyadongha

AHEAD of the November 16 governorship polls in Bayelsa State, former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday led other prominent Ijaws to converge at Yenagoa, Bayelsa State to fashion out a roadmap for a credible election and good governance in the state.

Jonathan, Ijaw

The workshop with the theme “building consensus through the Ijaw charter and Ijaw nation code of ethics, leadership and governance” held at De Gracious Event Centre in the state capital was organised by the Ijaw Elders Forum, Lagos, in collaboration with Ijaw Professionals Association (IPA), Ijaw Nation’s Forum, Ijaw Women Connect (IWC) and Embasara Foundation.

Speaking at the event, former President Jonathan warned against violence and urged politicians to tow the path of peace.

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His words, “we must play down the violence in politics, there is no nation in the world that developed through violence when…

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