Former President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Thursday morning joined Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri to flag off the first Governor’s Golf Tournament in Yenagoa.
The event is holding at the Henry Seriake Dickson International Golf Course in Yenegoa.
Dr. Jonathan who served as the president of Nigeria between 2010 and 2015 has recently engaged himself in diplomatic assignments within the shores of Africa.
He wrote in his Facebook Page:
“This morning, I participated in the ceremonial tee off of the Governor’s Cup at the Bayelsa Golf Tournament in Yenagoa Bayelsa State. I wish the players an exciting and fair competition.”
However, there have been speculations that Goodluck Jonathan is planning to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to enable him nurse a but this speculations have been dismissed.
Jonathan affirmed his loyalty to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying the party is an organization that carries people along.
Legit.ng reported that the former president cleared the speculation at a thanksgiving service held to mark the one-year administration of Governor Douye Diri in Bayelsa state.
“PDP has been a very friendly party, I am a member of PDP and I know from the beginning till today, it has been a very friendly party. PDP is a party that carries everybody along and we should extend that at Bayelsa State level, that starts it in Bayelsa State so that all those who are in the political process so that at the end of any political contestation for the governorship or any other office, let us work together for the interest of our people.”
Meanwhile, Senator Diri also inaugurated a newly-built Senator Douye Diri Golf Lounge for the comfort of the players visiting the golf course.
The governor also assured the people of the state that his government is working towards the completion of the 18-hole golf course.