Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Ondo 2012: President Jonathan in Akure…

The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) held its final state rally last Saturday at the Democracy Park  Akure, Ondo State capital. It witnessed the presence of big players in the party and the central government.
With President  Goodluck Jonathan, Senate President, David Mark, Rivers State Governor and Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Rotimi Amaechi and his Bayelsa State counterpart, Henry Seriake Dickson, party national chairman, Bamanga Tukur,  and almost all members of the PDP National Working Committee  in attendance.
No one was left in doubt that  the battle to reclaim Ondo State, tagged, ‘Rescue 2012’ was a serious project for the party. But making President Jonathan to appear at the rally was an Herculean  task, as it was achieved with subtle blackmail.
Daily Sun findings revealed that the party chieftains from South- west were complaining in hushed tones that President Goodluck Jonathan was indifferent to  the mission of the party to unseat Governor Olusegun Mimmiko  whom the former perceives as a  reliable ally in the zone. A Daily Sun source revealed that President Jonathan believed it was pay back period for Mimmiko. get details on

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