Jonathan’s Second Term Project Is Irreversible, Says Clarke

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clark2501The Ijaw National Leader, Chief Edwin Clarke, yesterday, declared that the second term ambition of President Goodluck Jonathan is non-negotiable as the time had come for the Niger Delta people to be treated equally with other geo-political zones in Nigeria.

Clarke who termed the President’s re-election bid as a project of the Niger Delta people, said he should not think of returning home to the region if he refuses to contest the 2015 election.

Speaking at a colloquium organised by the Bayelsa State Government to mark the annual Isaac Boro Day lecture 2013 with the theme, ‘Oil and Peace: Compatibility for Sustainable Growth in Nigeria’, Clarke, who was the chairman of the occasion, said that but for death, President Umaru Yar’Adua would have contested the 2015 election, so Jonathan cannot be excluded from contesting.

“The Ijaw man is no longer excluded from the affairs of Nigeria. That’s why President Goodluck Jonathan, a son of the Niger Delta, has the right to re-contest. I repeat, he will re-contest otherwise he should not come to the region,” he said.

The lecture was delivered by the Rev. Jesse Jackson at the Banquet Hall, Government House, Yenagoa.

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  1. Good talk, our amiable National leader’ Chief Edwin Clarke,
    but the question i have is that,
    are you so sure, he is ready for 2nd term?

  2. That is what is called fairness, what is good for the goose is good for the … That principle should apply to all zones, all ethnic groups, including the IGBOS whenever they wake up from their stupor


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