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Outrage As Goodluck Jonathan rejects APC nomination form



Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has distanced himself from those who say they purchased him a presidential ticket to contest in next year’s general election under the ruling APC

A statement published by Okechukwu Eze, Jonathan media head explained ex-president had no knowledge of the possession of form had nothing to do with those who claimed to have bought it.

The statement urged Nigerians to dismiss reports that he would run for the APC despite the fact that some of the calls for the former president were effective.

Earlier, a Fulani organisation has declared the purchased of 100 million naira ruling party APC form for the former president nomination form , a move that prompted debate inside and outside Nigeria.

A few days ago, a group of youths staged a peaceful protest in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, marching on Jonathan’s office demanding that he declare his intention to run in the 2023 elections.

So far more than 25 people have bought tickets to run under the APC including Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and APC Leader Bola Ahmed Tinubu as well as Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi and Minister Timipriye Sylva.

The Bauchi governor and former Abuja city minister under Jonathan, who is currently contesting the PDP ticket for the presidential election, has said that as long as Jonathan declares his intention to stand, he will reject his candidacy.