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Obasanjo hosts Thabo Mbeki in Abeokuta

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Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday played host to former South Africa President, Th abo Mbeki, in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.
Th e ex-South African leader arrived in Abeokuta about 11 a.m.
and was received by Obasanjo at the Legacy Resort Centre, located within the premises of Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library.
Mbeki was thereafter taken on a tour of the multi-billion naira presidential library.
Th e tour guides took him to the wildlife park, youth centre, amphitheatre, artefacts section, and the main library complex, among others.
Mbeki was equally showed the replica of the prison Obasanjo was kept in when he was jailed by late military dictator, Sani Abacha, over a phantom coup.
Speaking to journalists after the facility tour of the library, Mbeki said he never knew the library was so massive and rich in content.
Th e visiting former president also admitted the role of Obasanjo in Africa and the world as a whole, calling for support for the library on maintenance.
Mbeki also called on African leaders to learn from Obasanjo, and to put such knowledge into use for the benefi t of their various countries.
(Premium Times)


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