Apology to Yoruba Obas: Obasanjo Dissowns Woman Who Had 2 Children For Him

Apology to Yoruba Obas: Obasanjo Dissowns Woman Who Had 2 Children For Him

  • Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described one Taiwo Obasanjo as an imposture who had claimed to be his wife and apologised on his behalf
  • A statement from the office of the former President said Taiwo Obasanjo only had two children for Obasanjo, but she was not his wife
  • According to the statement, no one is entitled to speak for the Obasanjo family except those authorised to do so

Abeokuta, Ogun - Olusegun Obasanjo, the former president of Nigeria, has denied one Taiwo Obasanjo, who claimed to be the wife of the former General and apologised on his behalf over his statement on traditional rulers in Oyo State.

PM News reported that the impostor called on the traditional rulers to forgive the former president for asking them to stand up and have their seats like primary school pupils at a function in Oyo State.

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Obasano denies imposter claiming to be his wife Photo Credit: Olusegun Obasanjo
Source: Twitter

Acclaimed Obasanjo's wife apologised on behalf of former President

In the statement of forgiveness, Mrs Taiwo urged Nigerians and the people of the world to permanently forgive her husband.

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But on Monday, September 18, the former said his attention had been drawn to a statement by his wife, adding that his photograph was photoshopped with one Ms Taiwo Martins, the author of the statement.

The former President said:

"For the records, Ms Martins has two children, Jonwo and Bunmi, for Chief Obasanjo, but to say emphatically that she is not his wife nor a member of the Obasanjo family."

Obasanjo says his former wife is an imposture

The statement from the former president's office maintained that Taiwo's posture to be Obasanjo's wife was false and could be considered an imposture.

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It added that no one has the power to make statements on behalf of the Obasanjo family except the former President himself or those delegated to exercise such authority.

Kehinde Akinyemi, special assistant to former President Obasanjo, disclosed in a statement on Monday.

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Source: Legit.ng

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