On Friday, June 3, some protesters stormed the streets of Abuja, Nigeria's capital city to call on former President Goodluck Jonathan to declare for 2023 presidency.
The protesters in their numbers were dressed in white t-shirts and marched around Abuja in a fanfare calling on the president to join the litany of aspirants contesting for Nigeria's number one seat.
They finally took their protest to the headquarters of the ruling party demanding that the former president be handed over the APC presidential ticket to contest in the 2023 election.
Carrying banners with Jonathan's photograph boldly printed on them and other several placards, the protesters said Jonathan is the right man for the job of Nigeria's presidency.
One of the huge banners displayed by the protesters read, "Goodluck Jonathan on Your Mandate We Stand 2023".
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The banner which hand one gigantic photograph of the former president spread in the centre also had the logo of the ruling All progressives Congress at the top right corner of it and a smaller photograph of Jonathan on the top left.
Legit.ng also observed that most of the protesters who wore the white t-shirts completed their dressing with George wrappers signifying their Ijaw heritage.
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