Tuesday, 6 January 2015

President Jonathan’s Campaign Team Inauguration Postponed Over Sister’s Death

 Members of the Presidential campaign team were unable to kick start their work as  President Jonathan was unable to make it to the PDP’s presidential Campaign office in Abuja, the venue of the inauguration of his campaign team yesterday over the death of his sister whom he lost on Sunday.

Members of the team and guests were seated waiting for the arrival of the President when his Special Adviser on Political Matters announced the postponement, stating that it was due to his loss.

“As you are all aware, His Excellency lost his sister, Nancy Jonathan-Olei, yesterday morning.

“In view of this, the president has decided to suspend this inauguration for today until tomorrow at 11 a.m.

“Mr President has asked me to convey his apologies for the inconveniences this postponement has caused and to tell you it was due to circumstances beyond our control,’’ Alkali said.

A minute silence was, however, observed for the repose of the soul of the deceased.

He assured them that the president would be strong enough to attend next day being Today. He tendered an apology to those who were already seated as all will be expected back tomorrow.

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