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Nigerian President Jonathan Picks Sambo as Deputy, Thisday Says

May 13 (Bloomberg) -- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has chosen Namadi Sambo, the governor of Kaduna state, as his deputy, ThisDay reported, without citing anyone.

A decision on his appointment was made late yesterday following a meeting with state governors, who agreed to drop their support for Prince Vincent Ogbulafor, the chairman of the ruling People’s Democratic Party, the Lagos-based newspaper said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Ardo Hazzad in Bauchi at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Paul Richardson at

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