Buhari could not have been president with out Obasanjo – Bamgbose assaults Garba Shehu

Olusegun Bamgbose, Esq., a chieftain of the New Nigerian Peoples Get together, NNPP, has berated Garba Shehu, the Senior Particular Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, over the assault on former President, Olusegun Obasanjo.

In an announcement to DAILY POST on Monday, Bamgbose warned the Presidential Spokesman to look at his utterances when defending Buhari.

Recall that Garba Shehu, in an article on Sunday, accused Obasanjo of dividing Nigeria, alleging {that a} current assertion by the previous President was an try to tear the nation aside.

In line with Shehu, Buhari has continued to advertise nation-building and the unity of Nigeria, insisting that the distinction between the 2 leaders is evident.

This was after the previous President lately made a categorical assertion, that Nigeria is quick turning into a failed state and that the nation has by no means been as divided because it has turn into underneath Buhari’s administration.

Bamgbose described Obasanjo’s assertion as a truth, and an over flogged fact, questioning why the presidency, via Garba Shehu determined to assault the previous President and referring to him as Divider-in-Chief.

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“That is insulting to the particular person of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, who’s an elder statesman,” Bamgbose stated.

“Garba Shehu and the presidency must be reminded, the important function Obasanjo performed in Buhari’s presidency.

“Buhari at present received’t have been president, with out the tacit assist of Obasanjo. God can’t be dominated out additionally.

“Obasanjo publicly tore his PDP card to point out his passionate assist for Buhari in 2015. He holistically and truthfully supported Buhari towards Jonathan, a Southerner.

“It’s actually unlucky, that Garba Shehu turned his face away from these information, even the presidency. How previous was Garba Shehu in 1967, when Obasanjo fought civil struggle so as to preserve Nigeria one nation?

“He was simply 5 years, probably operating within the streets of Dutse, bare, whereas Obasanjo was on the battle entrance, combating for one Nigeria.

“It’s, due to this fact, appalling, for him to denigrate Obasanjo as divider in chief for talking out his thoughts. The reality is that Obasanjo is simply too previous to defend failure.

“Pa OBJ is an ICON, Inestimable Citizen Of Nigeria. What Obasanjo did for the North is but to be equalled by any successive Authorities, together with Buhari’s administration.

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“In 1979, Obasanjo, as a army Head of State, handed over to Shehu Shagari, a Northerner towards Obafemi Awolowo, his kinsman. In 2007, Obasanjo handed over energy to Musa Yar’adua, one other Northerner.

“Go ask Muktar Shagari, what Obasanjo did for the North when it comes to Agriculture. Obasanjo stays some of the detribalized presidents that Nigeria ever had.

“The presidency must be grateful to him, not insulting him. Garba Shehu ought to watch his utterances when defending Buhari.

“There’s life after Buhari’s administration. Taking a look at Garba Shehu’s background, he’ll go far, his adolescence is an enormous encouragement to youths at present.

“His father was a driver, mom was a petty dealer, however at present, it’s a special story. He was NUJ President for eight years, Atiku’s spokesman, now within the presidency.

“I’ll urge him to not destroy his vivid future by insulting Nigeria’s males of Honour within the title of defending Buhari whose achievements are scanty.”

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