I don’t blame opposition for accusing me of sponsoring Northeast insurgent – Jonathan


Ex-president Goodluck Jonathan said he did not take alleged false rumours peddling about him and his government in the run up to the 2015 general election by the opposition personal saying he would have done the same.

Jonathan disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja at the presentation of his book, ‘My Transition Hours,’ in which he brought into open some alleged behind the scene incidents that transpired during his government.

Speaking at the occasion, the former president said, “There were certain issues in government that were used against me during election, like the issue of Boko Haram and the Chibok girls. In fact, some people said I brought Boko Haram to reduce the voting population of the North so that I can win the election.

“So, I commented on the Chibok girls, it was one of the points that was really used by politicians. Of course, I don’t blame them. Maybe if it was me, I would have done the same thing.”

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