Goodluck Jonathan Not Yet Our Party Member – APC

The in Bayelsa state has disclosed that former Nigerian president, is not yet a registered member of the party.

Goodluck Jonathan Not Yet Our Party Member – APC had earlier reported that a northern group purchased the presidential nomination form of the APC for the ex-president.

“The former president is not yet a registered member of APC. He is free to join any party of his choice,” Dennis Otiotio, the APC chairman in Bayelsa, said on Tuesday.

Mr Otiotio, however, said the party was willing to welcome the former president.

“We are open and willing to receive him into our fold, as a political party desirous of winning elections, the only way to go is by admitting people into the party,” he said.

The news of the ex-president picking the APC presidential form sparked lots of reactions from Nigerians. The former president was also seen at the residence of the APC national chairman, Abdullahi Adamu hours after the form was purchased.

However, in a statement by Ikechukwu Eze, his media aide, the former president, dissociated himself from the move and said he did not authorise the purchase of the form.

According to the statement, Mr Jonathan was not consulted on the procurement of the APC nomination form and rejected it.

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