I re­gret voting for Jonathan – Kwankwaso

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Ab­dulka­dir Bad­sha Mukhtar, Kano

Gover­nor Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso of Kano State has ex­pressed re­grets for voting for Pres­i­dent Good­luck Jonathan in the 2011 gen­eral elec­tions.

Kwankwaso, who spoke dur­ing the APC Elders meet­ing on Sun­day, lamented that the pres­i­dent has dis­ap­pointed Nige­ri­ans.

He said Jonathan, who is billed to be in the state to­day to for­mally re­ceive Ibrahim Sheka­rau into the PDP, is not wel­come.

“Kano people will

not wel­come the pres­i­dent be­cause he has done noth­ing to make life bet­ter for them. I re­gret voting Pres­i­dent Good­luck Jonathan in 2011, as he has done noth­ing to move the na­tion for­ward,” he said.

The gover­nor added that since Jonathan as­sumed of­fice, “cor­rup­tion, in­se­cu­rity and em­bez­zle­ment of funds have been on the in­crease”.

“Only a few people are en­joy­ing in Nigeria at the ex­pense of the gen­er­al­ity of the cit­i­zenry,” Kwankwaso said.

He fur­ther ex­pressed hope that elec­tion would hold in the North­east in 2015, say­ing “any­one who ad­vo­cates no elec­tion in the re­gion is ir­ra­tional”.

He said people are still wait­ing to hear the truth about the mis­man­aged funds, which led to the sus­pen­sion of CBN gover­nor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.

He called on elec­torate to vote for APC in 2015, adding that the party is now the most pow­er­ful in Africa.

Kwankwaso, who al­leged that the PDP is plan­ning to dis­rupt the party by de­ploy­ing money to buy people over, said al­ready the APC has taken mea­sures to tackle the is­sue.

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