Governors back Jonathan as acting president

Nigeria's state governors said on Friday that Vice President Goodluck Jonathan should become acting president and they would urge National Assembly to pass a resolution to that effect next week. The governors of Nigeria's 36 states are highly influential figures, some of them controlling budgets larger than those of neighbouring countries, and are key players in party conventions at which presidential candidates are chosen. "We now agree to meet with the leadership of the National Assembly ...
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Added February 05, 2010
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