Jonathan conceded election defeat ‘reluctantly’ – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has said his predecessor  Goodluck Jonathan,  conceded the 2015 presidential election to him only “reluctantly”.
Speaking on Monday in Abuja during a television programme, ‘Good Morning Nigeria’, the president revealed that the theft continued up till July 10, and monies meant for the country were diverted to foreign accounts.
Answering a question on his trip to the United States and the willingness of the US to sell weapons to Nigeria, he said: “Americans are willing to help us, they understand our problems, they sympathize with us. This I think you ought to know from the time the secretary of state came here before the elections. “He saw the former president, INEC; the opposition, too. America’s stand is it will not accept anything done in Nigeria outside the constitution of Nigeria and outside the electoral act. Now, you know what was done to threaten the last election, including threatening INEC by telling them that their security cannot be guaranteed and they added six weeks extension to the time of the election. Luckily APC won the election and then, reluctantly, the opposition conceded and the rest, as they say, is history.
“So really the Americans have shown concern, they spoke to the former president, INEC, the opposition and maintained the pressure throughout. The Americans are in agreement with Europe and Nigeria then to be grateful to America that Nigerian elections are conducted to the law. “Because of the high technology in the US, the European countries and China… It is not that we do not have trained personnel, not that we don’t have basic infrastructure but the problem is that in spite of the money allegedly spent on the operations, the air force is virtually non-existent. The aircraft are not serviceable, the helicopters are not serviceable and they are few. There is the need for the air force to conduct a connoisseur and support the ground troops. The arrangement made by the former government will soon expire. We have made this clear to America and G-7 and we need their cooperation. is your one-stop online news magazine blog. We report credible information as they happen. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get Latest Information.

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