We shouldn’t have a repeat of 2019 elections – Jonathan


Former President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, said Nigeria should modify its laws such that the 2023 elections would not be a “repeat of what happened in 2019.”

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Jonathan made this known during a public lecture and presentation of a book entitled “Excellence in Governance and Creativity: Legal Essays,” in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

The book was dedicated to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State.

Referring to newly elected members of the National Assembly, Jonathan said protests and rejection of vote results that arose after the polls were caused by lack of confidence in the electoral system.

He said African nations should establish minimum standards that their electoral management bodies should adopt to deepen the credibility of the process.

He said: “Parliamentarians who have won elections to go to the National Assembly should take a look at what happened in 2019…

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