The South-South governors and leaders of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan to contest the 2015 presidential election.
The stakeholders’ meeting called by the National Chairman of PDP, Alhaji Ahmadu Mu’azu as part of his zonal tour of the South-South in a communique read, approved the endorsement of Jonathan who is also from the region..
In a Communique read by former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Chibudom Nwuche. The leaders of the PDP justified their endorsement of Jonathan on the giant strides recorded by his administration in all sectors of the country.
“We acknowledge the giant strides of Mr. President in the areas of education, agriculture, health, tourism, re-invention of the railway systems, roads and other infrastructural development across the country.
“It is also notable that there is tremendous focus on economic empowerment of Nigerians.
“In view of Jonathan’s doggedness in pursuing his transformation agenda for Nigeria, the South-South is in full support of his administration. We, therefore, endorse Mr. President for the forthcoming 2015 presidential election, to enable him continue with his transformation agenda, which transcends all spheres of our lives.”
Governors Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom), Seriake Dickson (Bayelsa), Liyel Imoke (Cross River) and Emmanuel Uduaghan (Delta), were in attendance at the meeting.