Obasanjo Goes Tough on Buhari, Makes Huge Allegations Against Current Administration
- A former president of Nigeria has said Nigerians are suffering as a result of the lopsided appointments made by the present administration
- Olusegun Obasanjo warned that Nigeria belongs to all and no part of the country should be left in doubt about their place in the nation
- The former leader also cautioned against discriminating citizens, especially in terms of appointments, because of their religion or ethnicity
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Nigeria's former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has accused the present administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari of dishing out lopsided appointments.
Obasanjo made the accusation while delivering his remarks titled, The Quest For Unity In Nigeria And The Role Of Unity Schools, at the 50th anniversary of Federal Government College, Kaduna, on Saturday January 28.
Obasanjo said he regrets that the appointments made by the government are skewed and lopsided on the basis of nepotism and mediocrity, and show a disregard for merit and competence.
The Punch reports that the former president also lamented the fact that leaders across the country are focused on their selfish interests and neglecting to address the plight of the people.
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“First, I am concerned that the current state of our nation’s economy has widened the gulf of inequality and left many people in despair. Inflation is on the rise; poverty and hardship have returned to many households.
"The last decade has reversed many of the economic gains that were made in the first decade of the century.
"There is a general sense of hopelessness across the nation with seemingly uncontrollable insecurity."
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According to Sahara Reporters, the former leader noted that political parties and politicians have been emboldened to discard some of the things that were put in place to give all groups a sense of belonging.
“Nigeria belongs to us all and no part of the country should be left in doubt about their place in this union on any basis whatsoever; ethnic, religious, language, region, culture or social standing.”
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Meanwhile, the wife of the PDP presidential candidat, Titi Abubakar, revealed why her husband, Atiku Abubakar, should be voted as the next president.
She said her husband knows how to handle the economy, adding that he was responsible for the successes of the Obasanjo administration.
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Titi Abubakar has said she wants to break the jinx of Yoruba not producing a First Lady since the inception of democracy.
The wife of the Peoples Democratic Party flag bearer said the people of the southeast are yet to produce a first and she would like to be the record breaker.
According to Titi, all Nigerians of Yoruba descent should support her husband's candidacy to enable her to achieve her dream.