Browsing: Chief Olusegun Obasanjo

Reacting to Sunday’s statement by the Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, that her (Ezekwesili’s) knowledge of government’s finances were inaccurate, the former minister said that she was ready for a debate that will take into consideration all the figures she reeled out and those made available by the government

Sadly, the pervasive effect of our political immaturity and blindness have perpetually delivered this nation into the hands of occult grand masters, polygamists, philanderers, perverts, schemers, criminals, destabilisers, dictators, looters and self-exalting statesmen, of which Obasanjo is leader of the pack. If Matthew Okikiola Aremu Olusegun Obasanjo were to be a Tony Blair, he would have been sunk far beyond the depth of the Titanic in the Atlantic Ocean

The governor stated this at the weekend when he paid a courtesy visit on the Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, shortly after attending a grand reception organized by the South West Peoples Democratic Party in honour of former President Olusegun Obasanjo

Speaking specifically about Uduaghan, the former president said despite being the Secretary to the State Government under former Governor James Ibori, the Delta State helmsman was not found wanting during the investigation of Ibori for corruption

Abati, in his reaction to the call by Obasanjo that the President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan administration should adopt the carrot and stick approach in resolving the Boko Haram issue, said that the position of the former president had changed so many times since the insurgency started

In attendance at the meeting being held at the Presidential Villa are President Goodluck Jonathan, Vice President Namadi Sambo, Senate President David Mark and Speaker of the House of Representatives Aminu Waziri Tambuwal