Jonathan may concede defeat soon


There are indications that President Goodluck Jonathan may soon concede defeat. It has been reported that President Jonathan has called his major challenger and the likely-winner of the 2015 presidential election, Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC to congratulate him.

According to a source, the president spoke with Muhammadu Buhari on the phone and will address the country after rounding off his meeting with his cabinet.

He also spoke with the National Leader of APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. At the moment, someministers and presidential aides were seen trooping in to the Presidential Villa to consult with him since it became clear that the election has been won and lost.

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Our correspondent gathered that some chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party will be meeting with the President by 6pm. At the end of the meeting, the PDP is expected to issue a statement on the election and the result while the Presidency will issue a separate statement.

While the PDP might announce its decision to contest the election result in court, Jonathan may concede defeat and congratulate maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). The PDP chiefs, led by the national chairman, Alhaji Adamu Muazu, have started arriving for the meeting. Agency report