The former president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan has promised to review the hidden true about his defeat in 2015 poll. why i was defeated in 2015 poll will soon be made known to the public. Jonathan was speaking to State Houses of Assembly elected on the platform of the PDP in his office in Abuja on Thursday.
Goodluck Jonathan also gave series of advise to People Democratic Party PDP on how to succeed in future elections. He said one of the major challenges facing the PDP was how its candidates and national officers were being elected.
Why i was defeated in 2015 poll – Jonathan
He said there would always be crisis on the outcome of the party’s primary or conventions until the numbers of statutory delegates to those elections was reviewed to about 70 per cent.
The party must work out modality in which no one person could influence the delegates to elections.
He said those who had served at certain levels including governorship, ministerial, parliamentarian positions should be made statutory delegates.
He said, “That is the area we have not been able to manage properly that is still creating problem for us. I believe the next constitution amendment should advocate for that area to be properly examined.
On the issue of war against corruption, Jonathan advised the PDP members not to be intimidated.
He said, “There are stories of corruption. I say this will always be there because if you read the statement of the organisers of the first military coup, their statement was attributed to corruption.
“After that, all the coup plotters always gave corruption as the reason for their action. It will continue to be but one day we will get out of it. Most nations passed through this stage of life.
Why i was defeated in 2015 poll will be communicated in due time. The former president said in due time he would speak on why the PDP lost in the 2015 general elections.