Published On: Thu, Feb 8th, 2018

I have no candidate for 2019-former president olusegun obasanjo

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Former President Olusegun  Obasanjo yesterday declared that he no plan to impose any candidate on Nigeria in 2019, saying, he remained an elder statesman with passion for greater Nigeria.

Obasanjo spoke during a courtesy visit by a youth group from Delta State, led by a governorship aspirant, Frank Ufuoma Esanubi, at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta.

He, further warned Nigerians against repeating “the past mistakes,” adding that the process and system that would produce quality leaders in the country must be right and inclusive.

Obasanjo while insisting that the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) would remain a socio-political movement, emphasized that he would cease to be a member of the coalition the moment it becomes partisan.

He also reiterated  the movement was aimed at galvanizing the people to appreciate their interests and power. Noting that transitions that had taken place in the country since independence neglected the people at the grassroots.

Obasanjo concluded by saying that his later to the President Muhammadu Buhari, was not meant to disrespect the office of the president or embarrass him. But to articulate his views about the situations in the country and offer his candid advice.

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