Billionaires in Nigeria including Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Jim Ovia, Otunba Mike Adenuga, Tony Elumelu,Alhaji Sayyu Dantata, Dahiru Manga, Abdulsamad Rabiu, Femi Otedola and Kola Salako have been appointed into the donor team of President Goodluck Jonathan Election bid. The money bags are expected to lead the pack of Billionaires and millionaires who will raise money for the execution of national and international campaign for Mr. Goodluck Jonathan in the forthcoming election.
It would be recalled that most of these businessmen have been in the forefront of donations for the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) since inceptions of the fourth republic in 1999.
Meanwhile, Bahorun Dele Momodu the presidential candidate of the National Conscience Party have asked the billionaires to stay off the presidential campaign of Jonathan, insisting that using their resources to support the candidature of President Jonathan’s campaign is not in public interest.
Not less than eight persons were killed yesterday at the Abuja Market in Jos yesterday.
Jos, the Pleateau state capital, which has become a regular theater of massacre. inter-religious crises in the state have rendered several persons dead in the past. According to eye witness account, the crises started after a policeman was stabbed to death by a meat seller in the market. By the time dust settled, not less than eight persons have been killed while several others were injured.