If Ojukwu emulated ‎Jonathan one year’s bloodshed would have been avoided – Danjuma ‎




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ABUJA (Sundiata Post) – Former minister defence and Chairman, Victims Support Fund (VSF), Gen Theophilus Danjuma (rtd) ,  has commended President Jonathan for conceding defeat over the 2015 polls, noting that if the former Biafran leader, Chief Emeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu had done the same thing after the fall to federal troops,  Nigeria would have been saved one full year .

Danjuma told newsmen this after President Jonathan paid a visit at Danjuma’s residence in Abuja.

The agenda of the not known as held behind closed doors.

Danjuma said Jonathan’s decision to concede defeat to Gen. has set a record in the history of the country.

He said if Ojukwu had done the same thing after the fall of , when government had to flee into the bush would have been a different story today.

He said, “if he (Ojukwu) had conceded victory to the federal troops he would have saved the one full year of .

“President Jonathan has set a history, a record as something to be emulated by Africa and indeed the whole world. Its an excellent thing he did”.

Jonathan had before the met Danjuma at official residence in the Villa March 11.

The President thanked Danjuma for fatherly support during the election.

Ahead of the May 29 date for handing over to the next administration, Jonathan has been having private consultations in preparation of the ceremony.

The President, can be recalled met President-elect, at the Villa Friday last week to discuss the transition programme.