PDP Kicks off Jonathan’s Re-election Bid, Mobilises Women for President

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday launched a subtle campaign to rally support for President Goodluck Jonathan’s second term in office despite his claim that he would not like to be distracted by the thought of whether or not he would run in 2015. It plans to mobilise five million women for his re-election, the party’s National Women Leader, Dr. Kema Chikwe, said in Abuja.

This is coming as the wife of the president, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, defended her pet protect, The First Ladies Mission, stating it was aimed at improving the status of Nigerian women and providing employment opportunities for Nigerians.

Chikwe, at the launch of an almanac highlighting PDP women in politics, said: “We are even confident that when President Goodluck Jonathan returns in 2015, women would be talking about 50 per cent (of political post for women) no longer 35 per cent. “As we give unequivocal, undiluted, unreserved and unlimited support and as we march with him to 2015, PDP women will reach the Promised Land…


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