Goodluck Ebele Jonathan the Former President of Nigeria said it is not wrong for a president or governor to name opposition members into his or her cabinet.

Jonathan said this on Saturday in Yenagoa, after elections, there should be harmony among political parties.

Ngrealnews gathered that Jonathan said this at a Thanksgiving Service arranged by the Bayelsa state government to mark Governor Douye Diri’s one year in office.

The former President appealed politicians to advocate peace and love for the stability and growth of the country.

The former leader added that politics should not be seen as a threat but a process of choosing leaders.

ECOWAS envoy appealed all politicians to always join forces with whoever emerges the winner at the poll.

He appreciate Governor Douye Diri for extending an olive branch to other political party in the state.

He said, “Immediately you win an election, you automatically become the governor of everyone irrespective of party affiliation”.

Jonathan, who refused to mention the name of any president added: “There is nothing wrong for a governor or president to pick someone from another political party and make him or her Minister or Commissioner.”

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