Nigerian Youths Campaign For Jonathan In Calabar

Nigerian Youths Campaign For Jonathan In Calabar

As the general elections continue to draw near, the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP), have continued to win voters to support the re-election of incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan.

Only on January 23, 2015, Friday, the ancient city of Calabar, the capital of Cross River State was agog as the youth wing of PDP stormed the city in continuation of their nationwide tour mobilising youths from all nooks and crannies to support President Jonathan's re-election bid.‎

The event, which was held at the Cultural Centre in Calabar, was led by PDP's National Youth Leader, Hon Abdullahi Husseini MaiBasira and Jude Imagwe, the Senior Special Assistant to President Jonathan on Students and Youth Affairs.

Also at the South-South/South East zonal rally were Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River state, students union executives of tertiary institutions in the zone and executives of National Youth Council of Nigeria.

Speaking at the occasion, Hon. MaiBasira said: "The day I was born was the day Gen Muhammadu Buhari, the APC aspirant, truncated democracy over three decades ago."

He added that: "President Jonathan is the first president to channel subsidy Funds to critical sectors of our nation."

On his part, Comrade Abduljalal, the chairman forum of state chairmen of NYCN, said: "We have the right to decide who we want to vote for and we have chosen President Jonathan and there is nothing anybody can do about it."

Governor Imoke, while telling those at the event why they should cast their votes for Jonathan, said: "Our economy was going to collapse under Buhari if he had not been booted out. I urge you young people to check these facts it's available on the Internet, thank God for Google."

He added that, "The Fact that some body tied wrapper when he came to Calabar does not mean he has changed."

Below are some of the photos taken at the event that was well attended by Nigerian students across the country:


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