JONATHAN ORDERS REMOVAL OF JONATHAN/SAMBO POSTERS
In a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, in Abuja that the 2015 Presidential Election has been concluded and the country is preparing for the inauguration of a new administration on May 29.
“Accordingly, President Jonathan directs that the PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation and the various associations that coalesced into the Jonathan/Sambo Support Group immediately begin the process of removing the posters, billboards and banners.
The statement notes that the signs and other campaign
materials in support of Jonathan’s re-election bid still adorned the landscape in major cities across the country.
“The president thanks all individuals and organisations who made sincere contributions and worked with immense dedication for the Jonathan/ Sambo Campaign.
“He applauds his supporters and other Nigerians for the disciplined, patriotic and democratic manner in which they comported themselves before, during and after the elections.
“Now that the elections are over except for re-runs in a few states, President Jonathan urges Nigerians to put the recent political campaigns behind them,’’ the release says
It calls on Nigerians to “join hands with the incoming administration in working for a more united, peaceful, stable and progressive nation.’