Despite PDP Warning, Government Officials, PDP Stalwarts Attend Jonathan’s Support SummitFeatured, Latest News, News, Politics Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
The First National Summit of Goodluck Support Groups held Tuesday in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja with calls to Nigerians by stakeholders to support President Jonathan’s second term ambition.
The Summit which was attended by some of Mr. President’s cabinet members being led by the Secretary to the government of Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, held in Eagle square of the capital city.
The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godswill Akpabio in his remarks at the event described President Jonathan as an eagle who was being distracted, but despite that, stay focused.
He justified Jonathan’s second term ambition as he claimed the his administration has recorded landmarks success on the country’s economy, agriculture and road construction.
Akpabio in his speech claimed Jonathan’s administration has achieved for Nigeria, the best economy in Africa.
He mentioned that among of the success of the present administration were dualization of the Lagos – Ibadan expressway; Benin – Ore expressway and construction of second Rivers Niger bridge.
The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh’s warned in a press statement last Sunday, against involving party officials in the rallies by Jonathan’s support groups. The Summit had in attendance governors, Ministers and PDP party stalwarts.
Similarly, President Jonathan’s Special Adviser on Political Matters, Professor Rufai Alkali also in a statement last weekend, gave hint about the Summit and clarified that it would be attended only the accredited pro – Jonathan support groups.
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