President Goodluck Jonathan has directed the Peoples Democratic Party Campaign Organisation and other campaign groups to remove all posters and billboards used to campaign for him during the last elections from the streets.
The president, according to a statement by his spokesman, Dr Reuben Abati, has given this order in order to restore the environment of Nigerian cities and towns since the elections are now over.
“Accordingly, President Jonathan directs that the PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation and the various associations that coalesced into the Jonathan/Sambo Support Group to immediately begin the process of removing the posters, billboards, banners, signs and other campaign materials in support of his re-election bid, which still adorn the landscape in major cities across the country.
“The president thanks all individuals and organisations who made sincere contributions and worked with immense dedication for the Jonathan/Sambo campaign.
“He applauds his supporters and other Nigerians for the disciplined, patriotic and democratic manner in which they comported themselves before, during and after the elections,” the statement read in part.
While thanking his supporters for their efforts, the president urged them to join hands with the incoming administration of General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) to move the country forward.
“Now that the elections are over except for re-runs in a few states, President Jonathan urges Nigerians to put the recent political campaigns behind them and join hands with the incoming administration in working for a more united, peaceful, stable and progressive nation,” the statement said.

READ ALSO  Trump kicks against US spending on Boko Haram