Group accuses Jonathan’s Northern allies of doing little to promote him

By Sylve Ngwu
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A group of support builder for the Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) identifies as the PDP Youth Frontier (PDPYF) in the North-west zone on Friday accused some Northern politicians close to President Goodluck Jonathan of lacking the political strategy, media management and genuine commitment to mart him to Nigerians.

Zonal Coordinator of the Frontier, Alhaji Yusuf Dingyadi, stated this at a one-day sensitization seminar tagged; "Our PDP, Our Chances and Their Supports for 2015" in Sokoto for the PDP Youth Awareness Volunteers where he described such politicians as a liability rather than asset to Jonathan.

Dingyadi, who in 2003 served as Deputy Director of Media and Publicity for Obasanjo/Atiku Campaign Organization, accused ministers and politicians from the North-west who benefited immensely from this government of not making real efforts to explain to the people why they should vote for Jonathan in 2015.

The PDPYF chieftain maintained that such politicians were not conversant with Jonathan's transformation agenda and commitment towards nation building hence were not doing enough to make his achievement known to the generality of Nigerians.

Hear him, “The truth of the matter is that, these politicians lack strategies and moral ground to convince people on the need to vote for Jonathan due to the fact that they abandoned the same people when they need them most.

“In fact, some of them while in power keep the people at arm's length, yet they want the same people to treat them with dignity and respect. It is a day of reckoning for them and the people they neglected in the past are watching and ready to teach them a lesson,” he said.