- The rumour that Jonathan will contest in 2023 seems to be a mere speculation
- According to the former president, the rumour was a mere speculation
- Meanwhile, pledged to continue to serve God, humanity, Africa
Former president Goodluck Jonathan has finally addressed 2023 presidential topic. Recall that many people are of the opinion that he would be running for president come the next presidential election.
Jonathan stated this when he paid a condolence visit to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa at government House, Asaba, over the recent demise of Sir Okorie Okowa.
He said the rumour was a mere speculation according to a statement sent to Legit.ng by the Delta state government.
“On the rumour of my interest in the 2023 presidential election, it was mere speculation."
He also pledged to continue to serve God, humanity, Africa to the best of his ability.
In a related development, Jonathan called for synergy among key stakeholders in the security sector of the country.
Specifically, he said President Muhammadu Buhari, the governors, security chiefs, and other stakeholders must all work together to tackle insecurity in the country.
The former president said he believed that the president is doing his best to arrest the situation.
In another report, Alhaji Mohammed Shittu, a former presidential candidate has officially joined the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Shittu contested for the country's highest office on the platform of the defunct Advanced People’s Democratic Alliance (APDA).
The former national chairman of APDA took part in the nationwide exercise at his Gwagwa Ward in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, to demonstrate his loyalty to the party.
Aanu Adegun is a politics and current affairs content editor at Legit.ng with over 7 years of experience in both digital and traditional media. A graduate of English Studies from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo state, Aanu started his journalism career as a features writer. Aanu, who is also a creative writer has written books and children magazines. He once anchored some specialised pages of a national newspaper. Aanu is also a satirist.