President Goodluck Jonathan has been endorsed as the People’s Democratic Party’s sole presidential candidate in the 2015 general election by members of the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC).
The decision was taken on Thursday during the NEC’s meeting at PDP’s national secretariat in Abuja. Members of the NEC took the decision after various organs of the party said that they had adopted the President during their meetings which they said were held on Wednesday. PDP governors had on Wednesday endorsed the president has the only presidential candidate of the party.
National Chairman of the party, Adamu Mua’zu led other members of the party’s National Working Committee to the meeting.
President Jonathan, his deputy, Namadi Sambo; Senate President, David Mark; his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu and the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Emeka Ihedioha were among those present at the meeting.
It was aslo attended by majority of the governors, including the Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido.