Obi: Obasanjo attempting to saddle a puppet – Bwala

Peoples Democratic Celebration Presidential Marketing campaign Council spokesman Daniel Bwala has branded former President Olusegun Obasanjo a “nosy interloper”, who strives to pressure Nigerians to be a puppet.

Bwala made the accusation when he appeared on Politics Immediately, a well-liked program on Channels Tv on Monday.

Obasanjo had stirred up the hornet’s nest in his New Yr message when he overtly endorsed former Anambra state governor and Labor Celebration candidate Peter Obi within the letter.

However Bwala, talking from his London location, accused Obasanjo of being the one one of many 5 surviving leaders to meddle within the nation’s affairs.

He additionally believed that the previous president’s reference to Obi as a needle on a thread was disrespectful and reeked of an try and foist a puppet on the nation.

He stated: “There are fairly just a few issues within the Obasanjo card that can’t be argued because the APC rule. I agreed with him that the final eight years of APC have been harmful. It’s a interval Nigerians would pray to not be repeated. That is the rationale why I feel Nigerians is not going to vote for APC once more.

“However the a part of your letter that I feel is improper is within the final 4 paragraphs the place you establish Peter Obi as a needle with a thread and you may simply management your self if you’re improper. That is the place we all know Obasanjo is searching for a 3rd proxy time period. What he’s saying is that Peter Obi is a puppet.

“Obasanjo, with my biggest respect, lacks the ethical angle to develop into the daddy of the nation. There are about 5 former presidents alive at present. None of them interferes with the nation like a meddlesome interloper like President Obasanjo.

“Should you have a look at the letter, it’s about me, mine and me. He referred to as his personal administration from 1999 to 2007 impeccable, however might discover no factor of reward for any administration after his. In different phrases, Obasanjo believes that he has the heavenly energy to foretell the long run and management of Nigeria. That angle is antithetical to Nigerian democracy.

“Obasanjo thinks that democracy is how he defines it. For starters, whether or not it has electoral weight or worth, keep in mind that as quickly as he was launched from jail in 1998, a former south-east governor stated that Obasanjo would not even have N200,000 to purchase his nomination kind, so he purchased it for him. .

“Immediately, he has the Obasanjo farm in Ota, the presidential library and Ota’s agricultural provides not just for Nigeria however for the remainder of Africa. He did not even win his voting unit in 1999. So in the event you have a look at it from the proof of worth, he would not even have the morale to name out any social gathering’s presidential candidate somebody he can lead.”

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