South-South, South-East Governors Endorse President Jonathan

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R-L' GOVERNORS LIYEL IMOKE (CROSS RIVER); THEODORE ORJI (ABIA); EMMANUEL UDUAGHAN (DELTA); AND PETER OBI (ANAMBRA) AT THE SOUTH-SOUTH, SOUTH -EAST GOVERNORS MEETING IN ASABA, DELTA STATE, TODAY, JANUARY 23, 2010.
R-L' GOVERNORS LIYEL IMOKE (CROSS RIVER); THEODORE ORJI (ABIA); EMMANUEL UDUAGHAN (DELTA); AND PETER OBI (ANAMBRA) AT THE SOUTH-SOUTH, SOUTH -EAST GOVERNORS MEETING IN ASABA, DELTA STATE, TODAY, JANUARY 23, 2010.
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SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 23, (THEWILL) - Governors of the South-South and South-East political zones today said that the PDP presidential candidate, President Goodluck Jonathan remained the most credible candidate that can tackle the challenges facing the country.

The Governors in a communiqué issued after a meeting in Asaba and read to the media by the Anambra State Governor and Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Mr. Peter Obi, applauded the transparent manner the PDP presidential congress was conducted in Abuja.

Other Governors in attendance include Abia State Governor Chief Theodore Oji; Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Timipre Sylva; Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan; Cross River State Governor, Senator Liyel Imoke; Enugu State Governor Sullivan Chime; Ebonyi State Governor, Mr. Martin Elechi and the Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State.

They commended the ‘massive nationwide support’ given to the President by delegates from all the states of the federation.

The full text of the communiqué:
1. That we are sincerely grateful to all Nigerians for the massive nationwide support given to the President Goodluck Jonathan at the recently concluded PDP National convention.

2. We also appreciate the transparency of the electoral process leading to his emergence as presidential candidate of PDP.

3. That the president remains the most credible candidate capable of addressing the numerous challenges facing the country.

4. Both zones agreed to continue to come together to pursue areas of common interest.