When The Head Is Rotten, The Whole Body Is Useless - OBJ Tells GEJ

Date: 26-11-2014 1:41 pm (9 years ago) | Author: Ganiyu Kabir Adewale
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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has again torn at President Goodluck Jonathan, saying Nigerian democracy remained at risk due to the action of the present administration.
Speaking at a book Launch in honour of the pioneer chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, Mustapha Akanbi‎, in Abuja, Mr. Obasanjo, who is the Chairman of the occasion, said the president should stop encouraging ‘verbal violence which may not physically hurt but has ways of degenerating into physical violence’.
Mr. Obasanjo said the greatest indictment against any administration is to be seen trying to destroy opposition of all sort‎s which invariably mean destroying democracy.
“Management of democracy without resorting to brute force and dictatorial tendencies must be cultivated,” the former President said.
“As a leader, you must not deliberately do evil or condone evil. You should know that you will one day give account to God, you may cover up here, but before God, there is no cover up.”
The former president also spoke at length on the President’s handling of the Boko Haram insurgency, ‎corruption, the economy and youth unemployment.
On insecurity, Mr. Obasanjo said Boko Haram is not out to “frustrate anyone’s political efforts” and lamented that it took Mr. Jonathan the years to ‎fully understand the menace.
On corruption, Mr. Obasanjo said, “when the head is rotten, the whole body is useless”
On the economy, he said Nigeria would continue to sink deeper and that what Nigerians are told about the state of the economy “is not truly what the economy is”.
“The economy is in doldrums, if not in reverse,” he said.
Mr. Obasanjo’s latest attack on the President is coming seven days after he rated Mr. Jonathan’s performance as below average.

Posted: at 26-11-2014 01:41 PM (9 years ago) | Newbie
- DRraze at 26-11-2014 01:59 PM (9 years ago)
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Pot calling. Kettle black.
Posted: at 26-11-2014 01:59 PM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- ewation at 26-11-2014 02:17 PM (9 years ago)
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OBJ again... abah! u no go leave GEJ alone?
Posted: at 26-11-2014 02:17 PM (9 years ago) | Newbie
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- bankadetoun at 26-11-2014 02:25 PM (9 years ago)
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Ok ooo
Posted: at 26-11-2014 02:25 PM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- isbigo at 26-11-2014 02:51 PM (9 years ago)
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OLD MAN, GO AND SIT DOWN AND LET THIS G.E.J DO HIS JOB
Posted: at 26-11-2014 02:51 PM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- echeeche at 26-11-2014 03:05 PM (9 years ago)
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YOU ARE THE HEAD,,, JONATHAN IS YOUR BODY Grin
Posted: at 26-11-2014 03:05 PM (9 years ago) | Hero
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- Ennyolalekan at 26-11-2014 03:19 PM (9 years ago)
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Chief Obasanjo not Mr. Obasanjo take note Ogbeni Poster.
Posted: at 26-11-2014 03:19 PM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- orekiata at 26-11-2014 03:30 PM (9 years ago)
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Baba pls tell him, because none of the sycophants he surrounds himself with agrees to tell him the truth, anyone who dares is labelled evil.  Meanwhile those haters are pushing and jeering him towards the path of destruction.  GEJ should not allow Naija to crumble during his time; he should know that there is a limit to human endurance.  A word is enough for the wise.
Posted: at 26-11-2014 03:30 PM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- zoe61 at 26-11-2014 04:25 PM (9 years ago)
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2 of it kind
Posted: at 26-11-2014 04:25 PM (9 years ago) | Hero
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- ChineduBlessing at 26-11-2014 04:32 PM (9 years ago)
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During the time of OBJ, what did he do concerning corruption, youth unemployment and Boko Haram.  All these menaces we are experiencing today started when the time he was the president of this nation and he did nothing to stop them, now he is pointing fingers on Jonathan.  Let Obasanjo go and sleep I beg.
Posted: at 26-11-2014 04:32 PM (9 years ago) | Upcoming
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- DjRick at 26-11-2014 04:46 PM (9 years ago)
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And some TAN people be like gej till 2019
Posted: at 26-11-2014 04:46 PM (9 years ago) | Newbie
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- Ritabrenice at 26-11-2014 05:05 PM (9 years ago)
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U are not left out too
Posted: at 26-11-2014 05:05 PM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- bospak at 26-11-2014 05:14 PM (9 years ago)
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Hmmm
Posted: at 26-11-2014 05:14 PM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- beneno at 26-11-2014 06:30 PM (9 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 26-11-2014 06:30 PM (9 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- Wysetots at 26-11-2014 06:40 PM (9 years ago)
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Nigeria is just unfortunate......the reasonable people are never allowed to get into any position of impact.

God save us all !!
Posted: at 26-11-2014 06:40 PM (9 years ago) | Hero
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- kemija at 26-11-2014 07:09 PM (9 years ago)
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Quote from: ChineduBlessing on 26-11-2014 04:32 PM
During the time of OBJ, what did he do concerning corruption, youth unemployment and Boko Haram.  All these menaces we are experiencing today started when the time he was the president of this nation and he did nothing to stop them, now he is pointing fingers on Jonathan.  Let Obasanjo go and sleep I beg.
maybe youth unemployment, u may give it to Jonathan..., but BH and corruption, even you yourself know d truth... more than quadrupled.
Posted: at 26-11-2014 07:09 PM (9 years ago) | Upcoming
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- kemija at 26-11-2014 07:11 PM (9 years ago)
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Quote from: ChineduBlessing on 26-11-2014 04:32 PM
During the time of OBJ, what did he do concerning corruption, youth unemployment and Boko Haram.  All these menaces we are experiencing today started when the time he was the president of this nation and he did nothing to stop them, now he is pointing fingers on Jonathan.  Let Obasanjo go and sleep I beg.
maybe youth unemployment, u may give it to Jonathan..., but BH and corruption, even you yourself know d truth... more than quadrupled.
Posted: at 26-11-2014 07:11 PM (9 years ago) | Upcoming
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- sechirecords at 26-11-2014 07:38 PM (9 years ago)
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See who is talking. The same man who crushed and bombarded Zakibiam when he was president. Why do they all like to take on GEJ. whenever they want to be heard. This man is yet to tell Nigerians what happened to a serving justice minister under his nose. Abeg, he is not better than GEJ o jare!
Posted: at 26-11-2014 07:38 PM (9 years ago) | Newbie
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- olaideayoade at 26-11-2014 08:04 PM (9 years ago)
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HUNN TELL HIM  OO THERE IS GOD 'OOO. SHAI
Posted: at 26-11-2014 08:04 PM (9 years ago) | Newbie
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- emmy_real at 26-11-2014 08:33 PM (9 years ago)
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Outcome of old age.
Posted: at 26-11-2014 08:33 PM (9 years ago) | Upcoming
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