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Avoid politics of bitterness, anger – Jonathan tells Nigerian politicians

Avoid politics of bitterness, anger – Jonathan tells Nigerian politicians

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has warned politicians in the country against politics of bitterness and violence.

Jonathan tasked politicians to pursue a common interest of development irrespective of political affiliations.

Former Jonathan, the interest of the nation should come first, while noting that the purpose of politics was not to divide the people.

The former President stated this during a virtual conference organized by a cultural association, Ijaw Nation Development Group (INDG).

“To the politicians amongst us, let us shun politics of bitterness and violence and pursue our common interest, regardless of party affiliations,” Jonathan said.

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“Politics is not about creating and fighting enemies, it is not about dividing the people. Politics is about aspiring for a platform and the ability to utilise it to positively impact our people and develop the nation.

“Irrespective of party differences, let us forge a common agenda that will promote peace, unity and prosperity among our people.”

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