It was revealed on Saturday, February 1, by the National Secretary of the National Unity Group (NUG), Cairo Ojougboh in Abuja that “9 presidential candidates to step down for Jonathan”
According to the National Unity Group (NUG), nine Presidential candidates of various parties might step down for President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan ahead of this coming February 14 election.
Ojougboh told journalists that the NUG has been having meetings with the parties in question to convince them to throw their weight behind Goodluck Jonathan.
He however did not mention the specific candidates or parties involved in the talks but said consultations would continue on Sunday, February 1.
“We are counting on all Nigerians, northerners especially, that they should not be intimidated, they
should go out and vote massively for Mr President,”
“For this country to remain united and for the progress we are experiencing now to continue, there
is the need for all to cooperate with Mr President and vote massively for the PDP,”
14 Presidential candidates have so far been registered for the upcoming polls by the INEC.