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Goodluck Jonathan Finally Speaks: Why I Gave Up My Second Term Ambition In 2015

1 4 - Goodluck Jonathan Finally Speaks: Why I Gave Up My Second Term Ambition In 2015
Written by Ik Junior

1 4 - Goodluck Jonathan Finally Speaks: Why I Gave Up My Second Term Ambition In 2015

Previous President Goodluck Jonathan has refered to his confidence later on of majority rules system in Africa as the reason he yielded his own aspiration for a second term in 2015.

The previous President said this when talking as an uncommon visitor of respect at the Oronto Natei Douglas Memorial Dialog with the topic: ‘Nigeria’s Broken Electoral System, Uwais Report and Unfinished Business’, held inAbuja.

Jonathan, who was spoken to by Eze Akachukwu, his own agent, said he “relinquished everything that might be essential to individuals that trust that clutching power was basic.”

“He believes in the future of Africa and that future can only be built on solid electoral processes. And he has continued this through his foundation (the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation) to pursue the work of democracy, peace and development.”

Jonathan praised companions and common society activists, who sorted out the exchange, for their endeavors to continue the heritage of Oronto Douglas, who was an ecological lobbyist and his Special Adviser on Research, Documentation and Strategy. Douglas kicked the bucket in 2015.

In his discourse, previous Senate President Ken Nnamani said he has seen that the blemishes in Nigeria’s constituent framework implies that votes can not check.

Nnamani, who was spoken to by a partner, Mohammed Tukur, stated:

“The Justice Muhammed Uwais Report on Electoral Reforms has many innovations that could restore credibility and fairness to our electoral system in the country.

“The 2019 elections also highlight a serious pathology of Nigerian elections. There is so much violence and crime associated with elections. Political desperation makes ordinary elections to resemble wars. We spend so much on providing security, yet we continue to witness a high level of violence and electoral crime.”

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