I’m alive, says Obasanjo…debunks death rumour

Published 8 years ago by: Daniel Bosai
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at 07:24 PM, 9/08/2010 (8 years ago)

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Monday, refuted the rumour that he had been shot dead by assassins.

“I dey kampe,” meaning ‘I am alive and well’,  said Obasanjo jocularly  in pidgin English in a telephone interview.

“This morning I went to do community work at Pakoto near Ifo.

“I have since returned to Abeokuta and have attended a meeting on the  (Presidential) library”, Obasanjo said.

He thanked all those who had expressed concern over his safety, adding that in the belief of his Yoruba people, it meant that he still has many more years to live.

Confusion today gripped the nation particularly residents of Ogun State following the rumor that the former President was assassinated by unknown gunmen in his private residence, Obasanjo Hill Top, in Abeokuta, broke today and had spread across the land.

The confusion reached its climax when all efforts of the Journalists in the State at getting across the Ota farmer through his phone proved abortive at the initial stage.

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo with his daughter, Esther during her engagement ceremony held Saturday, in Abeokuta.

But the former president who spoke to Journalists in a telephone interview debunked the rumor as he explained that he was calling from his office in Agbeloba, Abeokuta North Local Government area of Ogun State.

In was learnt that relatives in the neighboring states , especially Lagos and Oyo States were already calling their Relations in the Capital city to find out if the former President had been murdered.

Obasanjo, on Saturday, gave out the hand of one of his daughters, Miss Bunmi, in marriage in Abeokuta, the occasion which was attended by dignitaries across and beyond the shore of Nigeria.

The Ota farmer, who described the rumor as mere fallacy confirmed the rumor about his death, saying “I also heard that I am dead, I am alive.”

According to him, “Thank you for taking the trouble to find out, I think you can recognize my voice, I am in my office at Agbeloba, thank you for taking time to find out. I also heard that I am dead, I am alive.”

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ndjoe at 07:30 PM, 9/08/2010 (8 years ago)
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lol baba no fit die oo
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mubaji at 08:19 PM, 9/08/2010 (8 years ago)
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 Lips Sealed  Lips Sealed  Lips Sealed
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mat-James at 08:26 PM, 9/08/2010 (8 years ago)
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old papa,
no one fit kill u,
u de, except God
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mcfredie at 08:28 PM, 9/08/2010 (8 years ago)
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obj's daughter look just like her father
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ojeniyijohnson at 09:01 PM, 9/08/2010 (8 years ago)
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baba no go die unless to ba darugbo.
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princedafe at 09:11 PM, 9/08/2010 (8 years ago)
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boring

yawning
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Evalastin at 09:23 PM, 9/08/2010 (8 years ago)
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Quote from: ndjoe on 07:30 PM,  9/08/2010
lol baba no fit die oo   Shocked
If AAdedibu the little god of Oyo state can die, then anybody can die....
who no go die sef.. abeg!   Tongue
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paulakhere at 09:29 PM, 9/08/2010 (8 years ago)
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even if you go sellf nobody loose oooooooooooo.... many poeple be don dey happy self....... baba you nor go die like that ooooooooo
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ceejay58 at 09:32 PM, 9/08/2010 (8 years ago)
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Quote from: Evalastin on 09:23 PM,  9/08/2010
Quote from: ndjoe on 07:30 PM,  9/08/2010
lol baba no fit die oo   Shocked
If AAdedibu the little god of Oyo state can die, then anybody can die....
who no go die sef.. abeg!   Tongue

lol  u re right bro......  Grin


but where have u bn hiding?
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tyabo at 09:47 PM, 9/08/2010 (8 years ago)
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im na no say im b natural disaster 4 9ja...bt many pple 4 jollificate ooo assuming say baba dun kaput oooo...
bt baba no go die ooo..coz actor no dey die 4 film..lol Grin Grin Grin
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adeseun1122 at 09:57 PM, 9/08/2010 (8 years ago)
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long life Baba wa oooo..........
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Dranatomy at 10:04 PM, 9/08/2010 (8 years ago)
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Interesting
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mydicksweet at 10:21 PM, 9/08/2010 (8 years ago)
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Only baba face dey fear death una no dey look baba face very well?see as baba hansome die still on my beer brb
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tyabo at 11:40 PM, 9/08/2010 (8 years ago)
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Quote from: mydicksweet on 10:21 PM,  9/08/2010
Only baba face dey fear death una no dey look baba face very well?see as baba hansome die still on my beer brb
u wit beer na wa ooo..tahhh!!!
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serababy at 11:45 PM, 9/08/2010 (8 years ago)
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THE REAL TIME IS COMING
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ndjoe at 12:04 AM, 10/08/2010 (8 years ago)
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Quote from: mcfredie on 08:28 PM,  9/08/2010
obj's daughter look just like her father

which means she is beautiful
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Destan at 12:21 AM, 10/08/2010 (8 years ago)
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No bi small tin ooh no matter how baba face bi death no go fit fear am
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eyevee at 12:23 AM, 10/08/2010 (8 years ago)
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who kares
if im die or im no die, how dat one take concern me?
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kurupt419 at 12:34 AM, 10/08/2010 (8 years ago)
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see fine boy, monkey no fine but en mama like am
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