Leadership is not by force. Don’t kill people you want to lead – Jonathan tells politicians

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has dished out advice to politicians ahead of Saturday’s governorship and house of assembly election. 


Speaking on Thursday, March 16, at Sampou community in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State shortly after paying a condolence visit to Governor Douye Diri who lost his father, Pa Abraham Diri, Jonathan admonished politicians against do-or-die politics, saying those who aspire to rule should not force themselves on the people.


He also wondered why those who aspire to lead want to force themselves on the people. Jonathan said; 


“Leadership is not by force. It is about serving the people. So, if you want to lead the people, you cannot kill them before you lead them.

“In Bayelsa, the challenges will be minimal because we do not have governorship election on Saturday. But I urge our people to conduct themselves well.”

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