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Nigerian Civil War Veterans Ask President Jonathan To Declare His For 2nd Term Now!



Members of Nigerian Civil War Veterans of (1967–1970), under the aegis of Carefirst for the Aged Welfare Development Association of Nigeria, CAWDAN, have called on President Goodluck Jonathan to urgently declare his intention to run for a second term in the 2015 presidential election in the country.
The veterans said they had already concluded arrangements to engage their over 65,000 members living in different parts of the country to give their total support to the President to ensure he won the election.
National Chairman of the group,Ubi Okoi, who made the call yesterday in Onitsha, Anambra State, shortly after receiving their certificate of incorporation for the CAWDAN from the Corporate Affairs Commission, C.A.C, Abuja, described Jonathan’s on-going transformation agenda as monumental.
Okoi said: “President Jonathan should as a matter of urgency declare his intention to run for a second tenure in 2015 because we have already concluded all the arrangements to engage the over sixty-five thousand members of the body living in different parts of the country to give their support to ensure the emergence of the President in 2015 presidential election.”
He noted that members of the group contributed their quota towards keeping the country together, adding that the group was formed to pursue payment of their compensation by the federal government.
Okoi appeal to the government to fulfill its promises to compensate them.

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