APC chieftain chides Obasanjo, says you can’t speak for Nigerians



A member of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Nasiru Danu has asked Nigerians to continue to support saying the statements credited to former on the re-election bid of the president were his personal opinion, adding that the ex-president can not speak for Nigerians.

Speaking during an interactive session with journalists at the national secretariat of the party Tuesday in Abuja, Danu said Obasanjo remained an elder statesman, his assertions on the of were more political than anything else.

“The truth is that everybody can have his opinion on an but to me this is a administration. never promised to be a miracle worker. In three years the success of this administration in the economy, security are obvious.

“There is no nation that can progress or have meaningful development with the past levels of corruption. When somebody says he is a failure, failure in what? Are we talking about the railways connecting the country? The Harcourt-Maiduguri or Lagos-Kano rail line? The Mambilla , the second Niger bridge etc.

“In security, compared to what we had before, there are improvements. Before , we were having attacks even in Abuja not Maiduguri but you can see the successes clearly. This is an election year. People are entitled to their own opinion. Obasanjo is an elder statesman and he is entitled to his own opinion. That is not the opinion of Nigerians”, he said.

Obasanjo had at the weekend described the administration as an irredeemable failure, asking Nigerians to not reinforce failure in the 2019 .

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