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Election: Ex-President Jonathan, wife, mother vote in Otuoke

Otuoke (Bayelsa) – Former President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife and mother, Ayi voted at unit 39, Ward 13 at the Otazi Playground, Otuoke in the Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa.


Jonathan voted at 9:30 a.m., while his wife, Patience voted at 9:32 a.m. followed by Ayi.

After voting, the president expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the election.

He said that if the election was marred with violence and wrong people elected, there would never be development in the country.

“For us as Nigerians, if we want to grow we must endeavour to elect the right people to lead us. So Nigeria needs decent and credible elections.

“As a PDP member, I want my party to win all the seats.

This is the ‘Change’ we voted for!

“We must give room for credible elections that is the only way a true leader can be selected to rule the people.”

He advised any candidate who might lose the election to concede defeat in the spirit of true democracy. (NAN)

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