How I Saved Money by Stopping Obasanjo from Sleeping in Anambra State - Peter Obi

Date: 25-05-2016 10:21 am (7 years ago) | Author: CLARA JANCITA
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A former governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi has opened up about an experience with former president Olusegun Obasanjo in the state during his tenure.
Peter Obi has revealed how he stopped former President Olusegun Obasanjo from sleeping in the state when the latter, as president, proposed to visit the state during his tenure.
 
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“I told him, ‘Mr president, you can come in the morning and go in the evening because I don’t have a place for you to stay,’”
Obi explained.
 
it was reported that the former governor disclosed this yesterday at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) during the 2016 edition of the Biennial Chinua Achebe Memorial Lecture, organised in honour of the late literary icon, by the institution’s Faculty of Arts.
 
Delivering a lecture on leadership, Obi hinted that his actions were part of his efforts to curb systemic waste and ensure accountability in governance. He said in order to utilise resources, his administration stopped the maintenance of the Presidential Lodge in the state.
 
The former governor blamed corruption and rot in the Nigerian system on the irrational celebration of corrupt politicians and their ill-gotten wealth by the masses.
Meanwhile, at the occasion, the senator representing Enugu North Senatorial District, Chuka Utazi, said the leadership problem bedeviling the country is hinged on the fact that youths, who should be given leadership opportunities are relegated, with only old political “money bags” dominating the political scene.
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“There are many youths in this country who can take over the mantle of leadership, but we leave them and look for the money bags,”
he regretted.
 
He, however, said he remains optimistic that things would, someday, change for the better.


Posted: at 25-05-2016 10:21 AM (7 years ago) | Hero
- gogoman at 25-05-2016 10:27 AM (7 years ago)
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what sense does it make mr!! presidential lodge is compulsory in every state that normal thing..
Posted: at 25-05-2016 10:27 AM (7 years ago) | Grande Master
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- dareper at 25-05-2016 10:32 AM (7 years ago)
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U try. Beneno.u help me see winace.my dear. Tell her to buy raincoat when coming this evening. I don dey try her num but it's not going
Posted: at 25-05-2016 10:32 AM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- Novic at 25-05-2016 10:42 AM (7 years ago)
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Hmmmmm.... so wetin you want make we do for that... na you knw reason why you dnt want him to cm..
Posted: at 25-05-2016 10:42 AM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- Wazubia at 25-05-2016 11:18 AM (7 years ago)
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What is ur saling point.
Posted: at 25-05-2016 11:18 AM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- kison at 25-05-2016 11:33 AM (7 years ago)
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WAITING FOR SOMEONE TO BLAME THIS ON BUHARI... Be careful, be very very careful,CAREFULLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL...
Posted: at 25-05-2016 11:33 AM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- beneno at 25-05-2016 12:01 PM (7 years ago)
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The guy made so many sense.u no see as Nigerians dey celebrate Goodluck Jonathan  wey steal trillions like say him Ni Saint.Obasanjo enter economy class for fligh see as Nigerians dey fight,drag and beg to take selfie with am.that is what Fela called suffering and smiling .thats why after stealing trillions Goodluck Jonathan is still proud to say people celebrate him anywhere he goes  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 25-05-2016 12:01 PM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- morgan1 at 25-05-2016 02:41 PM (7 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes
Posted: at 25-05-2016 02:41 PM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- Eazyatumeyi at 25-05-2016 03:05 PM (7 years ago)
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Lol Nigeria with different different talk
Posted: at 25-05-2016 03:05 PM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- kachasi at 25-05-2016 03:29 PM (7 years ago)
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and how much did u save. per night
Posted: at 25-05-2016 03:29 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- zoe61 at 25-05-2016 05:15 PM (7 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 25-05-2016 05:15 PM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- Novic at 25-05-2016 07:47 PM (7 years ago)
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Na you sabi.... its non of anybody businss
Posted: at 25-05-2016 07:47 PM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- Maxwell29 at 25-05-2016 08:19 PM (7 years ago)
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Quote from: ben eno on 25-05-2016 12:01 PM
The guy made so many sense.u no see as Nigerians dey celebrate Goodluck Jonathan  wey steal trillions like say him Ni Saint.Obasanjo enter economy class for fligh see as Nigerians dey fight,drag and beg to take selfie with am.that is what Fela called suffering and smiling .thats why after stealing trillions Goodluck Jonathan is still proud to say people celebrate him anywhere he goes  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes



Lol u funny die but na tru
Posted: at 25-05-2016 08:19 PM (7 years ago) | Upcoming
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- Eazyatumeyi at 25-05-2016 09:31 PM (7 years ago)
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that one no be my business at all
Posted: at 25-05-2016 09:31 PM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- dickieponga at 26-05-2016 02:36 AM (7 years ago)
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Ur story is still meaningless cos d man still stole billions so u didn't save jack...
Posted: at 26-05-2016 02:36 AM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- CHRISETTE at 27-05-2016 11:34 AM (7 years ago)
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This is just mare talk talk that does not make sense
Posted: at 27-05-2016 11:34 AM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- yawa_don_gas at 28-05-2016 06:37 AM (7 years ago)
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All for yawa sake
Posted: at 28-05-2016 06:37 AM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- raynebee at 28-05-2016 11:28 AM (7 years ago)
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I don't understand                                                     
Posted: at 28-05-2016 11:28 AM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- Novic at 28-05-2016 04:02 PM (7 years ago)
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You they deceived your self





















































Posted: at 28-05-2016 04:02 PM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- mia4321 at 28-05-2016 04:59 PM (7 years ago)
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na wa fr him oo...                                                                                                       
Posted: at 28-05-2016 04:59 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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