Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday distanced himself from the report-making round that he praised the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu.
According to Obasanjo, from his experience, the only good managers of people are military-trained personnel.
Obasanjo in a statement released through his spokesperson, Kehinde Akinyemi distanced himself from the report.
The elder statesman in the statement noted that he couldn’t have said such at the expense of his noble military profession.
A viral WhatsApp message by a group, “National Patriots”, claimed that the former president of Nigeria described Tinubu as a super politician.
Obasanjo was quoted saying, “If you are looking for a thoroughbred politician of masters class, visit Lagos Bourdillon.”
The elder statesman said that only individuals trained by the armed forces could properly manage men and materials.
Obasanjo said, “I cannot disparage my noble profession for politics that has no formal training. This is false and fake.”
Why Tinubu Will Win The 2023 Election – Akpabio
A former governor of Akwa Ibom state, Godswill Akpabio has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu has what it takes to deliver Nigeria from its present situation.
Speaking on Sunday at a gathering of party members and supporters from the senatorial zone, Akpabio stated that APC and Tinubu have the required competence, capacity, and acceptance.
The former governor described Tinubu as a tested and trusted leader” who is going into the race as an achiever.
This article was originally published on Naija News