In line with a report by SaharaReporters, reactions have continued to path former President Goodluck Jonathan’s resolution to select the presidential nomination types of the ruling occasion, All Progressives Congress (APC).
Many Nigerians reacting to his defection to the APC as a former president, elected on the platform of the Folks’s Democratic Social gathering (PDP), say Jonathan’s motion is ridiculous.
An APC chieftain in Yola, the Adamawa State capital, Vrati Zonzo, has lambasted Jonathan, saying the previous president had by this motion destroyed his hard-earned integrity.
In line with him, Jonathan was disgraced out of workplace by the APC simply seven years in the past; questioning what can be his message whereas on the identical APC’s marketing campaign podium.
Zonzo urged the previous president to jettison his ambition in his personal curiosity, asserting that Jonathan may simply be up for a second electoral shame.
He mentioned, “I do not assume former President Jonathan has any enterprise contesting for the workplace of the president beneath any political occasion.
“He was in workplace for six years. What did he overlook within the workplace; why would he topic his hard-earned integrity to ridicule? He ceded energy to APC seven years in the past, and now what makes him assume he is marketable in 2023? I do not assume it is a good suggestion for Jonathan to run, notably trying on the mess embedded within the buildup to the 2023 elections.
“Assuming he wins the APC ticket, what would he inform the electorates about PDP? Or higher nonetheless, what would he say in regards to the APC occasion that vilified him as a clueless chief when it wrest energy from him?
“I bet you this move by former president Jonathan will end with a huge disgrace for a second time”, he mentioned.
Zonzo, who’s working for a seat within the Home of Representatives from Adamawa State, on the APC platform, additionally lambasted his occasion for top prices of nomination kinds.
He mentioned, “As a youth, as a commoner, I am not proud of the excessive value of nomination types of my occasion. This isn’t justifiable in any respect.
“They argued that the excessive charge was to fend off unserious contestants. That is absurd since you can not decide seriousness by the depth of an individual’s pocket. Why not set requirements like getting endorsement from credible individuals within the society, or academic qualification and could also be by observe document of group service?” he queried.