"Choosing Atiku As My Vice President IN 1999 Was My Biggest Mistake" - Obasanjo

Date: 26-06-2022 8:23 am (1 month ago) | Author: Daniel Bosai
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Former president Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday said picking a running mate in the 1999 presidential election was a mistake.

He made the comment while speaking in Abeokuta at a leadership and entrpreneurship mentoring session with selected school students.

Obasanjo, who won the 1999 and 2003 presidential elections, ran alongside Atiku Abubakar.

Mr Abubakar is the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2023 elections.

“I don’t say I don’t make mistakes – I made many of them,” Obasanjo said.

“But one thing that has happened to me is that God has never disappointed me. And that is very important.

“For instance, one of the mistakes I made was picking a number two when I was going to become President.

“But because it is a genuine mistake, God saved me out of it.”

Mr Obasanjo, a retired general, also said many people thought joining the army was a mistake.

“Or when Abacha wanted to arrest me, the American ambassador said that they will arrest me and that America has asked I should be given asylum,” he said. “I said no, I will come home.

“It could have been a mistake because I could have lost my life.

“So many things I could have seen as mistakes, but God saved me from them all.”

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Posted: at 26-06-2022 08:23 AM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
- askeria at 26-06-2022 09:43 AM (1 month ago)
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obasanjo, you aare a very stupid and foolish man for saying this, you stupidly ruled nigeria for 8 years and you failed to put steady light iand good roads n that stupid yeye country. and  you still wanna go for third term, but atiku was against it, that was why you hate him till date, u foolish man
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- Jiiitk4 at 26-06-2022 10:33 AM (1 month ago)
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Quote from: askeria on 26-06-2022 09:43 AM
obasanjo, you aare a very stupid and foolish man for saying this, you stupidly ruled nigeria for 8 years and you failed to put steady light iand good roads n that stupid yeye country. and  you still wanna go for third term, but atiku was against it, that was why you hate him till date, u foolish man
If you are in support of another fulani man succeeding the one that has turned Nigeria to mass burial grounds you must be the stupid one. Baba regrets the mistake he made and  we WILL NEVER make such mistake of voting Atiku into power
 NEVER.
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- gogoman at 26-06-2022 12:52 PM (1 month ago)
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- Goldtime at 26-06-2022 01:03 PM (1 month ago)
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Quote from: Jiiitk4 on 26-06-2022 10:33 AM
If you are in support of another fulani man succeeding the one that has turned Nigeria to mass burial grounds you must be the stupid one. Baba regrets the mistake he made and  we WILL NEVER make such mistake of voting Atiku into power
 NEVER.
Peter Obi for president ! Y’all like it or not Obi is taking over .It’s the south East time to produce the next president.The Yoruba and the Hausas have been the only beneficiary of the position since the end of millitary rules. If nobody is telling your to be human and if your doesn’t understand what’s is normalcy in a federation setting then I won’t be surprised all Ah Yall psuck like a old wine .
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- smart61 at 26-06-2022 02:11 PM (1 month ago)
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Quote from: askeria on 26-06-2022 09:43 AM
obasanjo, you aare a very stupid and foolish man for saying this, you stupidly ruled nigeria for 8 years and you failed to put steady light iand good roads n that stupid yeye country. and  you still wanna go for third term, but atiku was against it, that was why you hate him till date, u foolish man
.. OBASANJO IS NOT STUPID ABOUT WHAT HE SAID. I LIKE IT WHEN A MAN ADMIT HIS MISTAKES. ATIKU OR TINUBU ARE NOT THE TYPES OF LEADERS NIGERIA NEED NOW. PETER OBI MAYBE A BETTER OPTION. BESIDES, NIGERIA IS NOT A STUPID COUNTRY BUT MOST NIGERIANS ARE STUPID THEMSELVES BECAUSE GOD BLESSED NIGERIA WITH ALMOST EVERYTHING
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- askeria at 26-06-2022 04:42 PM (1 month ago)
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Quote from: Jiiitk4 on 26-06-2022 10:33 AM
If you are in support of another fulani man succeeding the one that has turned Nigeria to mass burial grounds you must be the stupid one. Baba regrets the mistake he made and  we WILL NEVER make such mistake of voting Atiku into power
 NEVER.
Do u mean I can not  say where obasanjo failed in his 8 years rule..have u seen how u are the worst illiterate ever. Did u see in my comment where I said I am supporting atiku..why have u chosen to be a dullard all ur life,  u are the biggest imbecile, an uneducated fool. phyuk u, u son of a bitch
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