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Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo’s recent discourteous behaviour against some of the traditional rulers in Iseyin, Oyo State has drawn an angry tirade from the public. Not unexpectedly, these comments have come as a mix of both the printable and unprintable words. For yours sincerely, the former president’s comments could only be viewed from two main perspectives. 

It is with a profound sense of sympathy that I write, on behalf of my family and on my own behalf, to commiserate with the Zulu royal family and the entire good people of South Africa over the painful transition of one of the great sons of Africa, a frontline leader, an activist, an indomitable fighter for the liberation of South Africa from apartheid and oppressive racialism,

Let’s begin by discussing the Obasanjo’s interview. Obj: “I knew Buhari didn’t understand economics but didn’t know he was so reckless.” The octogenarian retired general and former HoS/President, has been a regular phenomenon in Nigeria’s history both in and out of office, offering comments — even if controversially — on political and economic issues. In this interview with TheCable, he gives his account of the past and present in such a paradoxical and somehow contradictory manner of a self-inflating rhetoric.

L-R: The Vice Chancellor of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ogun State, Prof. Oluyemisi Obilade; the Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun; former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo; and TASUED’s Pro- Chancellor, Prof. Olufemi Bamiro,