President Goodluck Jonathan has received a total donations and pledges of N98.165 million from some Nigerians and communities towards assisting him purchase the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential nomination form which costs N22 million.
This was disclosed by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Dr. Reuben Abati, while briefing State House correspondents in Abuja. According to him, arrangements have been concluded for the President to buy his nomination form on Thursday. Abati said: “President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will tomorrow, Thursday, October 30 pick up the PDP nomination form for the 2015 Presidential elections.
“President Jonathan thanks all Nigerians, members of the PDP, friends, associates, and all groups who in sincere appreciation of the achievements of the administration in the last four years, have been urging him to seek a second term in office. “President Jonathan is greatly encouraged by the overwhelming outpouring of goodwill and support, as well as the confidence of the generality of Nigerians in his ability to continue to transform the country for the good of all of its people.
“The President is also grateful to all the persons, groups and communities who have sent donations, and made pledges to assist him to pay the required N22 million for the PDP presidential nomination fee and expression of interest form.” The President assured the donors that he will continue to do his utmost best at all times to fully justify the great confidence they have placed in his leadership.
Abati listed the donations and pledges to include: Mr. Kennedy Ikenna Odoeme – N5, 000, Mr. Ezemagu Sunday Nnamdi – N10, 000, PDP Governors – N22million, Transformation Agenda of Nigeria (TAN) – N22m, Ogbia LGA Stakeholders, Bayelsa State – N5million, Otuoke Community Stakeholders – N2million, Brass LGA Stakeholders, Bayelsa state – N50, 000, Bayelsa State PDP Stakeholders- N5million, Northern Youths’ Forum – N2million, Central Market Traders Union, Kaduna State – N1million, PDP Stakeholders, Zaria LGA – N500, 000 and PDP Stakeholders, Yobe State – N500, 000″ Others are – PDP Stakeholders, Kaduna State- N2million, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore – N5million, The Goodluck Support Group, Gombe State – N1million, Adamawa State PDP Stakeholders – N3million, Ebonyi State PDP Stakeholders- N2million, Kogi State PDP Stakeholders – N5million, Rivers State PDP Stakeholders – N5million, The 2015 Project – N1million, Team Goodluck, Ondo North Senatorial District – N5million, Middle Belt PDP Women Support Group for GEJ 2015 – N500, 000, King David Generation Foundation, Jos – N200, 000, Behwong Weneng Yere Duk, Jos – N200,000, Redemption 3 Youth Organization, Plateau State – N500, 000, Plateau State Indigenes Association, Abuja – N300,000, Gombe Youth United for Goodluck Ebele Jonathan 2015 – N500, 000, Gombe Youth Vanguard for PDP- N500, 000, Yamahu/Deba Goodluck Support Group – N200, 000, Coalition of Gombe Support Groups for Goodluck Ebele Jonathan – N2million, Hinna Youth Coalition for Goodluck – N500, 000, Nigerian Women Pray for Jonathan – N1million, National Association of Widows – N100, 000, National Council of Women Societies – N500, 000, Female members of the PDP Board of Trustees – N500,000, Joint Association of Persons with Disabilities – N100,000, National Association of Market Women – N500, 000, Community Awareness and Development Network – N1million. http://thenationonlineng.net/new/2015-jonathan-gets-n98-165m-donations-for-nomination-form/