No Sentiments, I Want Buhari Out Of Aso Rock In 2019 - Obasanjo Blows Hot

Published 10 months ago by: kacy lee
at 05:42 PM, 9/12/2018 (10 months ago)

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Nigeria's former President Olusegun Obasanjo has clarified that he is not neutral ahead of the 2019 election.

A former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has denied media reports  that he has decided not to support any candidate for next year’s presidential election in Nigeria.
Making the clarification in a statement on Sunday by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi.
‘While Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is in Cairo to attend the maiden edition of the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF), of which he is Chairman of the Advisory Council, his attention has been drawn to a report by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) with the headline “Atiku: Obasanjo Shifts Political Gear to Neutral.”

“It is disingenuous, if not malicious, for anyone to suggest that Chief Obasanjo was being neutral when he chose not to use the Owu Convention as a platform for political campaign but instead adopt a communal and familial approach in talking to members of his Owu family,”
Mr Akinyemi said.

“For the records, and as accurately reported by some media organisations, what the former president said at the convention in Iwo was that while he would not impress any candidates on them, Nigerians should vote for credible candidates who will drive growth and development and make their lives better than it is now.”

He explained that Mr Obasanjo’s statement did not suggest his neutrality, as he believes that, “only a fool will sit on the fence or be neutral when his or her country is being destroyed with incompetence, corruption, lack of focus, insecurity, nepotism, brazen impunity and denial of the obvious.”

“Chief Obasanjo is no such fool nor is he so unwise,” the aide said.
The former president, who already declared his support for opposition presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, said he would not sit on the fence when he needs to be out and active for people to know where he stands in the best interest of Nigeria.
He urged Nigerians to stop complaining about their current situation and advised that they should and go out to get “beneficial change,” stating that, “they must know that such change will not come if they remain inactive just complaining and complacent and they allow themselves to be deceived by sycophants and enemies of Nigeria.”

“If they do not become active and get much needed change of the current administration to a government that will improve the economy, regain the confidence of investors and generally drive growth, development and economic progress with security, what is coming will be much worse than what Nigerians currently suffer.”
Mr Obasanjo said he would continue to speak against poor governance and nobody should manipulate his stance on the 2019 presidential election.
Mr Obasanjo was an ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, whom he supported for the 2015 general elections.
He has, however, accused the president of nepotism, poor performance, and sectionalism and declared his support for Mr Abubakar.
The presidency has however repeatedly asked Nigerians to ignore Mr Obasanjo, saying Mr Buhari’s performance in office was enough to earn him re-election.
Mr Buhari also accused Mr Obasanjo of corruption while in office.

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oloche1984 at 06:17 PM, 9/12/2018 (10 months ago)
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We Nigerians we are ready to implement that so as to have our lives back!
kingcalors at 06:44 PM, 9/12/2018 (10 months ago)
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We Nigerians must save Nigeria before it is hijacked by a group of individuals. We Nigerians should pray that God should open our spiritual eyes to know what is currently happening in Nigeria. Aisha Buhari has repeatedly passed messages to we Nigerians about what is happening in AsoRock but we do not understand.  Whether someone is cloned or not cloned, the truth is that some people have hijacked the presidency in Aso Rock. Nigerians be smart and wise. They use Fighting Corruption to loot and commit atrocities in Nigeria. Nigeria is almost crippled. "GOD HELP NIGERIA".
Baye77 at 06:49 PM, 9/12/2018 (10 months ago)
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Mr former President, u ruled us for 8years.u had ur chance to make Nigeria better.u will not decide who rules us now nd who doesn't.u can relax in ur farm now.
deboalabi262 at 11:21 PM, 9/12/2018 (10 months ago)
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 Huh? Huh? Huh?

james987 at 11:34 PM, 9/12/2018 (10 months ago)
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The headline is misleading. But it's a must APC leaves aso rock. It's only a fool that does realise that more than 200 big companies has folded therefore increasing unemployment rapidly,so let's count that as one of buhari's achievements. Even the dare devil abacha, wasn't this bad,there was still good money and food in circulation.
mofamuyiwa at 04:19 AM, 10/12/2018 (10 months ago)
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Until Obasanjo died, Nigeria will not know peace, because any president that cannot dance to his corruption and looting tunes, he will always criticize as bad government.  I know one day Nigerians will look for Obasanjo and stone him. Obasanjo you are abusing your power and with that you have lost your credibility among many Nigerians and outsiders,  God is giving you grace to change your behavior to good, that is why you are still alive,but you are getting yourself drowning in sin. Many of us Nigerians love Buhari,so, we are voting for him again. Your million Obasanjos can never kick Buhari out of Aso-Rock. BASTARD OLD MAN.
Patode at 12:23 PM, 10/12/2018 (10 months ago)
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Second Niger Bridge was designed during Obasanjo's regime. NOTHING WAS DONE TO CONSTRUCT IT.

Sixteen Billion Dollars ($16 Billion) was spent on electricity. NO LIGHT.

Our money spent to bribe legislators for third term.  NO RESULT.

With all these, Obasanjo is a THIEF.

One day, he'll join his ancestors, and we'll have peace.


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