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Road Map 2015: Tambuwal Defects To APC, As Jonathan Picks Nomination Form Part 2

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The political turf in Nigeria is getting more intense with lots of suspense and never ending plots as 2015 general elections draw nearer. On Thursday, President Goodluck Jonathan picked the only available nomination form of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the party's national secretariat, Wadata Plaza in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory . Top party chieftains were at the venue to witness the historical event. The national chairman of the PDP Mr Adamu Muazu said the president made history, being the first PDP incumbent president to be granted the right of first refusal based on his excellent performance. In President Jonathan's acceptance speech, he thanked the party for granting him the right of first refusal and also promised to do more. Apart from President Jonathan picking his nomination form, one storm in the tea cup for the PDP was the news that two PDP members, who were reportedly denied their nomination form after paying, threatened court action against the party. In the camp of the All Progressives Congress (APC), it was jubilation all the way, as the party a few days ago, the APC had its extraordinary convention, where some amendments of the party constitution were adopted, but the major highlight seem to be the unveiling of the number 4 citizen of the country , the speaker of the house of representatives ,Aminu Waziri Tambuwal as new member of the APC. Tambuwal's defection is currently generating controversy ,as the PDP led  Federal Government had asked the speaker to resign, threatening court action. The speaker's security detail has also been withdrawn, but the APC is hailing the speaker's defection, insisting that the speaker has the constitutional right to defect. For more information log on to www.channelstv.com.