Buhari couldn’t have been president without Obasanjo – Bamgbose attacks Garba Shehu

Olusegun Bamgbose, Esq., a chieftain of the New Nigerian Peoples Occasion, 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 a press release 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} latest assertion by the previous President was an try and tear the nation aside.

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

This was after the previous President not too long ago made a categorical assertion, that Nigeria is quick changing into a failed state and that the nation has by no means been as divided because it has turn out to be underneath Buhari’s administration.

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

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

“Garba Shehu and the presidency needs to be reminded, the very important position Obasanjo performed in Buhari’s presidency.

“Buhari as we speak received’t have been president, with out the tacit help of Obasanjo. God can’t be dominated out additionally.

“Obasanjo publicly tore his PDP card to indicate his passionate help for Buhari in 2015. He holistically and truthfully supported Buhari in opposition to Jonathan, a Southerner.

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

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

“It’s, subsequently, appalling, for him to denigrate Obasanjo as divider in chief for talking out his thoughts. The reality is that Obasanjo is just 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.

“In 1979, Obasanjo, as a army Head of State, handed over to Shehu Shagari, a Northerner in opposition to 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 one of the vital detribalized presidents that Nigeria ever had.

“The presidency needs to 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 youth is an enormous encouragement to youths as we speak.

“His father was a driver, mom was a petty dealer, however as we speak, it’s a special story. He was NUJ President for 8 years, Atiku’s spokesman, now within the presidency.

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

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