Goodluck Jonathan Dumps PDP, Joins APC
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has reportedly dumped PDP for APC.
According to a tweet by the Presidential Aide Bashir Ahmad, Jonathan is seeking to return to office in next year’s election after switching political parties. He has now joined the ruling party All Progressive Congress (APC) which defeated him in 2015.
Presidential spokesman, Bashir Ahmad, Monday night, confirmed that former President Goodluck Jonathan has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and has picked one of its presidential nomination forms.
Ahmad, who is Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on the New Media had at about 8:35 pm, in a tweet on his verified Twitter handle tweeted “so Goodluck Jonathan has dumped the opposition PDP and now member of our great party, the All Progressives Congress (APC)”.
A Northern supporter’s group is reported to have bought the nomination form on his behalf on Monday, continuing the trend of aspirants using proxies to purchase the form.
As the 2023 presidential election gathers momentum, a group under the aegis of ‘Fulani group’ has purchased the N100 million nominations and expression of interest forms for ex-president Goodluck Jonathan.
Recall that on April 22, 2022, protesters stormed his Abuja private office of Jonathan, urging him to declare for 2023 presidential race.
A spokesman for the group, Mayor Samuel, who is also the convener of the Youth Compatriots of Nigeria said, “We were deceived and brainwashed by those who claimed they could do it in 2015.”
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