Goodluck Jonathan I’m always close to tears when Nigerians say they want me back – ex-President
Ex-president Goodluck Jonathan says people have been asking him to contest the 2019 election.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said he’s mostly moved to tears whenever Nigerians demand for his return in 2019.
In an interview with Dele Momodu, the ex-president says people have been asking him to contest the 2019 election.
“People come to me every day saying they want me back. I’m always moved to tears whenever I go out and see the huge crowds shouting GEJ, we want you, even in the north.
“Instead of getting swollen headed, I actually reflect on my achievements and mistakes and feel humbled and feel very sober.
“I have never been a man of inordinate ambition. I’m a man of very modest means. I hardly travel because of the logistical costs. I’ve played my part and I have moved on,” he said.
On his possibility of contesting, he said: “I’m not God but I sincerely doubt the possibility.”
Speaking on what his reaction will be if Peoples Democratic Party gives him its presidential ticket in 2019, he said: “Are you not aware that our party has zoned the presidency to the north, and the chairmanship to the south?
“Even Fayose that has declared his interest may face big challenges because of the decision of our party.”