Politics 2015: I have no preferred candidate in Ekiti guber polls —Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan met behind closed doors with the Peoples Democratic Party aspirants in the forthcoming governorship election in Ekiti State at the weekend and declared he had no preferred candidate for the poll.

The meeting, which was held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, had in attendance the Minister of Police Affairs, Navy-Cpt. Olubolade (rtd.); former governor of the state, Ayo Fayose, Senator Gbenga Aluko, Senator Bode Olowoporoku, Dayo Adeyeye, Bisi Omoyeni, Abiodun Aluko, Yinka Akerele and Femi Bamisile.

Minister of Police Affairs, Caleb Olubolade, who confirmed the meeting to State House correspondents after a church service Jonathan attended at the Church of Christ in Nations, Abuja, said the President’s decision not to endorse any of the aspirants was a welcome development for democracy.
He said: “What the President said was that he has not endorsed anybody, that means every aspirant can become the governor. That is good for democracy.

Source: Nigerian Eye

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