A former Military Governor of Akwa Ibom Air Comm. Idongesit Nkanga(Rtd.) has said that President Goodluck Jonathan have become a source of pride to Nigerians after he conceded defeat to Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd).

Nkanga told Nigerian Pilot in Uyo that Jonathan demonstrated statesmanship by congratulating Buhari after the announcement of the result of last weekend’s Presidential election.

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He said that his action has also laid a good foundation for future generation of leaders in the country and has shown that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP remained a party that has respect for the rule of law.

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“His demonstrated that he is a statesman because the whole world was looking at Nigeria to know what will happen after the election. They were watching to see whether we will kill ourselves, to see whether we will divide. So Nigerians are proud of him

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We should be very happy that we had a President like that but moving forward from here Nigerians should try to embibe more democratic cultures, we should be able to move away from the banana republic we have been practicing before.