Former President Goodluck Jonathan has raised concern about the spate of politically motivated murder pleading for a change in the narrative.
Speaking against the backdrop of violence that trailed the elections in Bayelsa, Kogi States Jonathan on Saturday in Edo after receiving an honorary degree of doctor of science at the 17th convocation of Igbinedion University, Okada, said African politicians were systematically replacing military coups with civilian coups.
The former president said: “Let me plead with my fellow politicians, they should stop killing the people, destroying properties because people want to own office.
“What happened in the last governorship elections in my state, Bayelsa and Kogi State, especially in Kogi State where a woman was burnt alive in her house, is something that should not happen in any normal society. Something is fundamentally wrong with our political system.”