2023: Former President, Jonathan Joins Presidential Race as Northern Coalition Purchases APC Presidential Forms

A coalition of Northern groups on Monday arrived at the International Conference Centre in Abuja, to purchase the All Progressives Congress’ presidential nomination and expression of interest forms for former President, Goodluck Jonathan.

Sported with fez caps which has the in scription – ‘run Jonathan run’, members of the coalition said Jonathan is the most qualified to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.

Although Jonathan isn’t a member of the APC, speculations have emerged that the former president under the platform of the PDP, is set to switch camp to the APC to contest for president in 2023.

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Addressing calls for him to contest in April, Jonathan had told a crowd of supporters to watch out.

“Yes, you are calling me to come and declare for the 2023 presidency, yes I can’t tell I am declaring; the political process is ongoing, just watch out,” he said at the time.

If elected as president again, Jonathan can only serve for one term of four years, according to the constitution.

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He was first elected in 2011 after completing the tenure of his former boss, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua.

In the meantime, President Buhari defeated Jonathan in the 2015 presidential elections.


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