Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as the solution to Nigeria’s problems and nationalist that was not tempted by the perks of office.
He made this remark during a book presentation written on the ex-President titled “The Man, The General, The President (MGP),” written by Otunba Femmy Carrena,
Ooni said: “He is the only military leader to voluntarily hand over power to civilians regardless of the sweetness of power,” the Ooni said.
former aide to former President Olusegun , Obasanjo Akin Osuntokun also described Former president Olusegun Obasanjo as a leader that would stake political positions and make pronouncement for the interest of the country.
Osuntokun said: “In and out of office, he characteristically adds value and has outstanding work ethics. He is probably Nigeria’s biggest farmer and the most committed amongst his peers in the thirst for knowledge. His public interventions in times of political stalemate and crisis often prove decisive even if those interventions tended to default on the side of preserving the status quo. He is the most valuable Nigerian and his Pan-Nigerian political reach surpasses that of any other Nigerian leader.”
Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel lauded Obasanjo’s bluntness on national issues and called him the ‘main issue’ in the country’s politics.
“He counselled me like a father, some may classify him as the main issue in Nigerian politics. As a former military head of state and two-time Commander-in-Chief, his legacy continues to shape Nigeria in the comity of Nations, In Akwa Ibom, we consider him a father and a friend.”
Chairman of Channels Television, Mr. John Momoh speaking through zoom said Nigeria Obasanjo is a leader that will not wait for situations to change, but always move to change suck situation.