Jonathan taunts cynics, pledges to implement National Conference report

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday thumped his chest for organising a successful national dialogue, saying the peaceful ending of the 2014 National Conference has put the prophets of doom, who predicted its failure, to shame.

Mr. Jonathan said he meant well for the country and promised to implement the recommendations of the 2014 National Conference, which officially closes today.

The president made the pledge Thursday at the National Judicial Institute, NJI, ‎during the closing ceremony of the conference, where he also received the 21-volume report from the conference chairman, Idris Kutigi.

Mr. Jonathan also said the successful conclusion of the conference have proved cynics, who never gave the conference a chance, wrong.

He said some of the recommendations of the conference will be considered by the National Council of State, while the remaining ones will be sent to the National Assembly.

Details later…

Read about the key recommendations of the conference here.

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