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Former President GEJ Posters Dotted Kano Streets, By ABDULLAHI RABIU, Kano 

AS the quest for the contest of the most coveted seat in the land continue to garner momentum,  Colourful posters of the former  President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan dotted major streets in Kano on Thursday.
Our Correspondent who went round major streets in the Municipality said the posters with inscription “2023 Our hope, Our solution” were strategically pasted to catch the attention of the City dwellers for possible support. “
The posters were mainly pasted within and around Kano business district that housed half of the City population.
It was not immediately clear who was behind the 2023 Presidential promo for the ex Nigerian leader, but a number of pseudo support group have sprang up in the City drumming support for the return of former president
Only recently pan Arewa group, Jonathan Dawo Dawo Network (JDDN) headed by Isa Musa Karkasara issued a statement in Kano that declared support for his candidacy.
Musa Karkasara in a signed statement that was made available to newsmen in Kano explained that the most populous country in Africa is at cross road , adding that ” we need a man of candour whose experience on area of self discipline, national life to navigate us from troubled water.”
Karkasara in a statement titled “why Jonathan’s candidacy is an option for better Nigeria”, noted that our current situation at best can no longer be trusted in the hands of ill experienced politicians whose contact and influence radiates within shallow boundaries.”
He said Jonathan “is a quintessential statement whose approach to exercising power and authority had in no small way boost participatory democracy in Nigeria.
He stressed that ” at this auspicious time of our national life, we need a personality  whose understanding of the polity will guarantee right to stability”
Mr. Karkasara said “nation building thrives on inherent nationalism, self discipline, and policies that identify limitations of state power.
He stated that “Jonathan commitment to nation building as exemplified over non criticism of sitting and former leaders are pointer that his love for Nigeria is unique. “
The statement added that “Managing a secular state like Nigeria is certainly not for the loud mouth, we must recognize it’s a job for a renowned team player like Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. “
Karkasara assured that “We in the north were there for him before, and we are set to mobilise resources to bring him back to continue national sacrifice. In effect, we call on Nigerians to join us in this quest for better Nigeria.”

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