Obasanjo Unveils New Book Amid Protests Against Tinubu's Government

Obasanjo Unveils New Book Amid Protests Against Tinubu's Government

  • Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has unveiled a new book on leadership amid protests against the government of President Bola Tinubu
  • Speaking about the book, Obasanjo asserted that Africa would not achieve success without the establishment of quality leadership
  • The book was unveiled barely a week after President Tinubu knocked the NLC for staging protests against his government which was just nine months old

Olusegun Obasanjo, the former president of Nigeria, has released a new book titled "The Art of Leading: Unconventional Wisdom from the Bible" amid growing criticisms of President Bola Tinubu's government in some parts of the country.

In a statement, Obasanjo's media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, disclosed that the book was launched on Monday, March 4, in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.

Olusegun Obasanjo releases new book on leadership as protests against Bola Tinubu's government deepen
Obasanjo releases book on leadership as NLC protests against Tinubu Photo Credit: Bola Ahmed Tinubu
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The Punch reported that the event took place at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), and it was part of the events lined up for the former president's 87th birthday anniversary.

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Speaking at the event, the Octogenarian said Africa's progress would be largely stunted without quality leadership.

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Giving a review of the book, the bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Hassan Kukah, said, "The 13-chapter book spoke on how Christians can make an impact in politics, stressing that Nigerian leaders must cooperate with the grace of God."

Obasanjo's new book on leadership was unveiled amid protests against the country's hardship and President Tinubu's policies, particularly the removal of the fuel subsidy and the floating of the exchange rate.

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) earlier staged a nationwide protest against the situation.

But Tinubu faulted the demonstrations, noting that his administration was just nine months old.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that Tinubu's national security adviser, Nuhu Ribadu, has hinted at why he dumped his former boss, Obasanjo.

In a video, Ribadu emphasised the necessity for the nation to have a qualified candidate to combat corruption, noting that he has fulfilled that role.

Recall that Ribadu was appointed as the EFCC's pioneer chairman by Obasanjo when the commission was established in 2003 but was later removed from office by the then-president

Source: Legit.ng

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