The Chairman, Bayelsa chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Dennis Otiotio, has disclosed that former President Goodluck Jonathan will not be a registered member of the get together however will likely be welcomed if he desires to hitch.
Otiotio disclosed this to the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) in a phone interview on Tuesday.
He spoke in opposition to the backdrop of strikes to draft Jonathan into the 2023 presidential race, saying that the APC in Bayelsa was not conscious of Jonathan’s membership.
“The former president is not yet a registered member of APC. He is free to join any party of his choice.
“We are open and willing to receive him into our fold, as a political party desirous of winning elections, the only way to go is by admitting people into the party,” Otiotio stated.
Miyetti Allah had on Monday in Abuja, bought the APC presidential nomination and expression of curiosity types for the previous president to contest the 2023 elections on the APC platform.
Nevertheless, in a press release by Mr Ikechukwu Eze, Media Adviser to Jonathan on Monday night time, the previous president dissociated himself from the transfer and stated that Jonathan didn’t authorise the acquisition of the shape.
In response to the assertion, Jonathan was not consulted on the procurement of the APC nomination in his title and rejected it.