The immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan has explained why he conceded victory to President Muhammadu Buhari shortly after the last presidential election.
Speaking during a dinner in his honour by Cercle Diplomatique, Geneva, Switzerland, Jonathan said he relinquished power to Buhari because he did not want Nigeria to be turned into a war zone with people dying and many more pouring into other nations in Africa and beyond, as refugees.
“I never knew that the human brain had the capacity for such enhanced rapid thinking. One hundred and one things were going through my mind every second. My country was at the verge of collapse. The tension in the land was abysmally high and palpable, in the months leading to the election. The country became more polarised more than ever before, such that the gap between the North and the South and between Christians and Muslims became quite pronounced.” Continue reading Why I Conceded Victory To Buhari In 2015 – Jonathan