President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday assured Nigerians that elections under his administration will be free and fair, adding that with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) government, Nigeria will get to where it wants to reach.
According to him: “All elections between now and 2015 will be free and fair.”
Speaking at the Trade Fair Complex in Sokoto during a campaign for the re-election of Governor Aliyu Wamakko, the President noted that despite the challenges confronting the nation, Nigeria would soon experience a boost in infrastructural development.
He said: “With the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) government, we will get to where we want to reach.”
Dr Jonathan was positive about holding credible elections, saying: “The PDP-led government is determined to ensure that from the states to the federal level, elections are free and fair.
“Our slogan is ‘one man, one vote; one woman, one vote; one youth, one vote’, which we are determined to maintain.”
“I thank you for the support you are giving Wamakko in Sokoto.”
He said the PDP is determined to offer focused leadership to ensure that Nigerians enjoy dividends of democracy and good governance.
Dr Jonathan solicited the support of Nigerians to make the nation prosperous with opportunities for development, saying his administration would not disappoint Nigerians.
He acknowledged the challenges the nation is facing, adding: “It is not easy now, especially during these trying moments.”