The Federal Executive Council, FEC, declared that there will be no vacancy in Aso Rock in 2015, as President Goodluck Jonathan remains it principal occupant.
Minister of Youth Developments, Mr. Boni Haruna, stated this in Abuja today (Tuesday) at the National Summit of the Goodluck Support Groups.
Haruna said, “There is peace in the country and there is no need to ask the man responsible for the peace to leave the scene.”
He added that since Mr. President has done well, the ministers were united in saying that there is no vacancy in Aso Rock in 2015.
Meanwhile, various support groups have called on the Peoples Democratic Party to give Jonathan an automatic ticket to run in the 2015 presidential election.
The groups, on the umbrella of Goodluck Support Groups, stated this in a communiqué delivered to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Pius Anyim, at the end of their National Summit in Abuja.
The communiqué was delivered to Anyim by the Special Adviser to the President on Political Affairs, Prof. Rufa’I Alkali, who is also the National Coordinator of the group.
Alkali said between 7,000 and 8,000 groups, with about eight million members nationwide, had signed the communiqué, calling on Jonathan to declare his ambition and the PDP to pick him as its presidential candidate in the 2015 poll.
Te communiqué reads: “We the leaders, patrons and sponsors of over 7,000 non-governmental organisation and support groups that make up the Goodluck Support Group, after careful review of the performance of the President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, and the current development conditions of our country, Nigeria, hereby resolve as follows:
“That President Goodluck Jonathan has performed very well.
“That it is in the interest of Nigeria and all Nigerians that his transformation agenda should continue beyond 2015.
“That President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan should step forward and contest for the 2015 presidential election.
“That the Peoples Democratic Party should nominate Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as its candidate for the 2015 presidential election.