Obasanjo Finally Reveals What Politicians Do During Elections, Spills Strong Truth
- Nigeria's former leader, Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed what politicians do during general elections
- The the ex-president noted that in the build-up to general elections politicians make promises just to cajole people into voting for them
- He, however, urged the electorates to vote wisely noting that the 2023 polls presents an opportunity for Nigeria to get it right once and for all
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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed why democracy does not thrive in Nigeria.
The elder statesman noted that Nigeria keeps failing as a country because everyone is impatient with democracy.
Obasanjo spills, sends words to politicians, former leaders
Obasanjo further said the country is not making progress despite being ruled by leaders from various intellectual and professional fields, The Cable reported.
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What leaders should do differently, Obasanjo reveals
He advised leaders to start making effort towards correcting past errors rather than acting like Nigeria is a new country.
Obasanjo spoke on Thursday, January 26, while delivering a keynote address titled ‘Deepening democratic culture and institutions for sustainable development and security in Nigeria’, in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers state.
New twist as Obasanjo leads powerful APC chieftain to meet Wike, see photos
Eyebrows have been raised as former President Olusegun Obasanjo was seen in the company of ex-Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state in a visit with the Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike.
While sharing the picture on Twitter, The Punch reported that Wike received the former President and Fayemi in his country home in Rumuepirikom, Obio Akpor local government area of Rivers state.
Obasanjo is expected to deliver a keynote speech at the 2023 Port Harcourt International Conference which is taking place at the Dr. Obi Wali International Conference Centre in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
Obi's Endorsement: APC takes swipe at Obasanjo, reveals what ex-president must learn at 85
Legit.ng earlier reported that the APC in Lagos warned former President Olusegun Obasanjo to desist from fueling the polity in the name of endorsement.
Seye Oladejo, the spokesperson of the Lagos APC, urged the octogenarian to learn to enjoy retirement like other former heads of state and presidents.
Oladejo, who also spoke on Tinubu's health, disclosed that no presidential candidate has been campaigning like the APC candidate.