President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, met with the former minister of defence, General Theophilus Danjuma, at the Presidential Villa.
Speaking with State House correspondents after the meeting which was held inside the president’s official residence, Danjuma said he was cannot canvass for votes for any candidate in the forthcoming general polls because he is not a politician.
He said the meeting between him the president, which is coming barely three weeks to the conduct of the general elections, was confidential and so he would not disclose it.
“Don’t speculate. I came to visit the president and find out how things are going because I have been away for sometime and just came back,” he stated.
Asked whether he was going to canvass for support for the president in the forthcoming election, Danjuma said, “I don’t belong to any of the political parties and as such cannot canvass for votes for anyone.” The president is the president of the countryt could be recalled that President Jonathan had on Sunday met behind closed door with former Head of State, General Abdusalami Abubakar and former South African President, Thabo Mbeki in his residence.