The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has passed a vote-of-confidence on President Goodluck Jonathan, endorsing him for a second term in office.


Speaking on Tuesday, House Leader, Mulikat Adeola-Akande, said, the lawmakers endorsed President Jonathan at a meeting between the Legislators, President Jonathan and some state governors elected on the party?s platform.

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, was, however, absent at the meeting attended by his Deputy, Emeka Ihedioha at the new Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

However, the House Leader was not specific about the President?s response to the endorsement.

Among other things discussed at the meeting was security issues and the government was commended for efforts it is making to restore peace in the northeast.

The governors who attended the meeting included those of Abia, Akwa Ibom, Enugu, Ebonyi, Jigawa, Bayelsa, Benue, Kebbi, Bauchi, Katsina, Gombe, Cross River and Delta.

About four deputy governors also attended the meeting.


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