The former warlord of the defunct Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta, MEND, and chairman of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Dreams of Niger Deltans, MADND, Josiah Oyakonghan (aka Oyimi) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to handover to Goodluck Jonathan as President in 2023.
The former warlord who gave the submission as the country prepares for the general election spoke at a press briefing.
He stated that Goodluck Jonathan remains a trustworthy leader who can be trusted by Nigerians with the multiplicity of “our country’s problem”.
He said; “First, our hearty congratulations to all Nigerians in this Easter, particularly to President Buhari. We therefore use this Easter celebration to urge Nigerians to continue to support President Buhari’s administration for him to deliver on the promise of change we are committed to seeing, and also work for Jonathan to return to the Villa.”
“The challenges before us as a nation are enormous. Insecurity, the economy, unemployment and the unity of Nigeria have never been this bad, if not worse in our national history.
“The solution to this, is returning Jonathan for the presidency. Given that the people’s expectations are very high and expectedly so, we therefore urge President Buhari to work for a Jonathan’s candidacy who will salvage our country and reawaken a new hope for national cohesion and development.
“Goodluck Jonathan is a man of talent and experience, and at this moment the country needs him and we are lucky to have him. After the luck comes work. President Buhari should therefore support GEJ for president for a new dawn in our country. Virtually every facet of our national life needs urgent attention and GEJ is the answer”, he noted.