Why I couldn’t implement 2014 confab report — Jonathan

By Nwafor Sunday

Former President, Gooodluck Ebele Jonathan, has advised Nigerian youths and indeed politicians to desist from soiling their hands with blood.

He said that anyone who kills to become a leader will continue to do so.

Jonathan stated this when he spoke at the Interdenominational thanksgiving service of Akwa Ibom state to mark the states 37th years of creation.

The thanksgiving service was an event broadcasted by ChannelsTv and monitored by our correspondent on Sunday.

He advised Akwa-Ibom youths to continue living in peace, noting that whoever that kills to become a leader has automatically become a murderer and would continue to kill.

Nigeria youths are very important in the electoral system and democratization of the country. Since the adopted of democracy as a system of government in the country, politicians have misused the youths. Some of the youths are bodyguards, arm bearers and thugs to most of the politicians in the country.

The former president in his remarks advised youths to be God fearing and agents of peace.

He appealed to the people to vote wisely come 2023 gubernatorial election, adding that the good works of governor Emmanuel Udom should continue after he leaves office.

Speaking on how he doubted Udom when he was contesting for governorship election for the first time, Jonathan said Udom came from a private sector and had no knowledge of politics.

He said he was surprised when he saw Udom developing the state with the knowledge he acquired from the private sector.

While commending the governor for his good works and sacrifices to his people, Jonathan who is widely referred to as the epitome of democracy in Nigeria reminisced how people sabotaged his government by vandalizing government properties.

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