Update: NEC Adopts Jonathan As Consensus Candidate

Following the endorsement of President Goodluck Jonathan by the Peoples Democratic Party Governors’ Forum, Wednesday, the National Executive Committee, NEC of the party, Thursday, took a similar position.

The position follows a similar decision by the party’s Board of Trustees, BOT.

The two organs had earlier endorsed the president on Wednesday. The decision means that no candidate, except Mr. Jonathan, can seek to contest the 2015 presidential election on the platform of the PDP.

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