Jonathan Appears Before PDP Presidential Screening Committee

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Updated November 26, 2014

PresGoodluck Jonathan with party nomination form.ident Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday appeared before a Presidential Screening Committee of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Jonathan, who arrived at the party’s secretariat at 3.15pm, in company of Vice President Namadi Sambo and some ministers, went straight to the screening venue.

The exercise lasted for about an hour, with the Ahmadu Ali headed committee discharging the President after the closed screening session. Immediately after the exercise, the President left the party secretariat as quietly as he came in.

The National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Olisa Metuh, who spoke to journalists shortly after the screening, said it was necessary for the President to comply with the processes leading to the primaries and ratification.

According to him, the President was not in any way disadvantaged before now and that his humility at submitting to party processes speaks volume of his compliance with party supremacy.

Metuh said the result of the screening would be released by the party’s leadership within 24 hours.