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Did OBJ instigate African leaders to undermine GEJ?

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There is just no stopping former President Olusegun Obasanjo when he has it in for someone. This is one man you should not cross, because it seems he never forgives, talk less of forgetting, and letting things be.

He sure has it in for President Goodluck Jonathan, and will use any opportunity to run the man down. Even after President Jonathan lost the presidential election, and honorably conceded defeat, Obasanjo is still not satisfied, and has continued to harass the outgoing president.

At a recent event in at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington DC, the former president stated that African leaders were happy over the defeat of President Jonathan in the 2015 presidential election.

He said his checks in a number of African countries suggested they were happy over the result of the election, and that some Nigerians described President Jonathan as a moving train who was stopped from collapsing Nigeria.

Political observers believe that OBJ may have betrayed his emotions as his body language clearly showed him as one who had embarked on a road trip to discredit the GEJ administration.

The former President, who led the African Union Observation Mission to the April 2015 General Election in Sudan to the event, said, “I have visited six countries since the election, they are as happy about the results. It is good not only for Nigeria, it is good for Africa and I believe it is good for the world.”

He also advised African leaders to shift from the mentality of clinching to power by all means, urging them to demonstrate statesmanship for the survival of the African continent.

According to him, countries like Togo, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Gabon are among countries with leaders reluctant to give up power for fear they might “land in prison or in the grave.”

This from a man who was rumoured to have tried to amend the constitution so he could get a third term in office.

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  1. Apachee zooma

    April 25, 2015 at 4:37 pm

    I see a bit of senility creeping in. Hard to believe tantrums of some kind coming from from this aging politician. Or, is this what it takes to be a statesman?

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