No regret serving Nigeria as vice president under Jonathan - Sambo

No regret serving Nigeria as vice president under Jonathan - Sambo

- A former vice president, Namadi Sambo, said he has no regrets serving Nigeria as her vice president under the Goodluck Jonathan's administration

- Sambo said he has every reason to thank God for giving him the opportunity to serve the country in the exalted position of vice president

- He, however, called on the INEC to do the right thing during 2019 general elections

Namadi Sambo, former vice president, said he has no regrets serving Nigeria as her vice-president under the Goodluck Jonathan's administration rather than thanking God for giving him the opportunity to serve the country in the exalted position.

The Punch reports that Sambo made this known on Sunday, September 23, while paying a condolence visit to the Toru-Orua country home of Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson, who lost his mother recently.

The former vice president, who said he had just been appointed an active Ambassador by Afrexim Bank and the African Union, for an intra-African trade fair in Cairo, Egypt, called on the Independent National Electoral Commission to do the right thing in the forthcoming election of 2019.

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Sambo said: “I have no regrets serving Nigeria. There is no cause for any regret. I thank the Almighty Allah that he gave me that opportunity to serve our country.

“First and foremost, I am here to condole with my brother and sister on the loss of our mother and we pray that Almighty God will grant the family the fortitude to bear the great loss.

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“Also we are seeing what is happening and we are expecting that INEC will do the right thing and that there will be a free and fair election come 2019.”

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that former president Goodluck Jonathan was crowned as the ‘Icon of Democracy’ by the Rivers state-owned Ignatius Ajuru University of Education saying this was in recognition of his contributions to the growth and survival of the country.

A statement by Simeon Nwakaudu, a spokesperson of Governor Nyesom Wike, said the honour was given Jonathan at the 35th and 36th combined convocation ceremony of the institution.

The investiture of the former president was performed by the pro-chancellor of governing council of the institution, King AM Ikuru, who said the award is the first of its kind in the history of the university.

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