- Former president Obasanjo has revealed how former APC chairman Oyegun earned his confidence
- Obasanjo said that Oyegun's performance as permanent secretary on economic matters was outstanding
- The ex-national chairman of APC was hailed by Obasanjo during his 80th birthday anniversary
Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has said that the former national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), John Oyegun earned his confidence as military president between 1976 and 1979 through dint of hard work and resourcefulness.
Nation reports that Obasanjo who spoke at the 80th birthday reception of Oyegun, said the former APC chairman's performance as permanent secretary on economic matters was outstanding.
Legit.ng gathered that Obasanjo said Oyegun demonstrated rare qualities of commitment and courage by always upholding the cherished tradition of the public service.
Represented by Gideon Ikhine, Obasanjo said Oyegun deployed sound knowledge and wealth of experience in economic development matters such that the administration policies were appreciated and understood by the populace.
Obasanjo stated that Oyegun remained a source of inspiration to the country and generations of Nigerians who are looking for a better and greater Nigeria with good governance based on democratic principles.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that Oyegun expressed concern over the dwindling trend of Nigeria's development as he clocks 80-years.
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