As Tambuwal set to emerge, Goodluck Jonathan said PDP candidate will be Nigeria’s next president

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Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan arrives for the extraordinary session of the African Union's Assembly of Heads of State and Government on the case of African Relationship with the International Criminal Court (ICC), in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, in this October 12, 2013 file photo. Jonathan replaced his entire military leadership without explanation on January 16, 2014, as he struggles with an Islamist insurgency and political crisis within his ruling party. The presidency announced the removal of the chiefs of defence, army, navy and air force and named their successors. It gave no reason but the military has suffered a series of setbacks recently in fighting the Boko Haram sect which is trying to create an Islamic state in northern Nigeria. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri/Files (ETHIOPIA - Tags: POLITICS LAW MILITARY)

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that the Peoples Democratic Party will win the 2019 presidential election.

Jonathan who spoke at the convention in Port Harcourt early on Sunday said that all the aspirants are qualified to lead the country, having interacted with them since 1999.

According to him, the greatest problem with Nigeria is that of unity and urged Nigerians to elect a leader that would unite the county.

All the aspirants are eminently qualified to lead the country and urged the delegates to select a person who will bring Nigeria together.

”PDP is clearly the party to take over power. ‘If you select one among the aspirants, I’m sure the person will make Nigeria proud,” he said.

Jonathan said that all the aspirants during their meeting had pledged a commitment to support whoever emerges as the PDP presidential flag bearer.
(NAN)

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