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Why Obasanjo’s Endorsement Of Atiku Is Weighty – Olisa Agbakoba

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NBA’s Former President Speaks On Obasanjo’s  Endorsement Of Atiku

Naija News reported yesterday, how the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential candidate exchanged support handshakes with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in the latter’s residence at Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.

Chief Olisa Agbakoba, a former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Thursday, said Obasanjo’s endorsement of  Atiku Abubakar will go a long way in determining the outcome of the 2019 presidential election.

Speaking with Daily Independent, Agbakoba said Obasanjo has been behind every successful presidential campaign in the last 12 years.

“Absolutely, Obasanjo is Nigeria’s most influential politician and elder statesman and he has been behind every successful presidential campaign of the last 12 years or so. “So, this endorsement is very weighty,” he said.

Atiku met Obasanjo within the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.

Others in the meeting included: the Catholic Archbishop of Sokoto Dioceses, Bishop Matthew Kukah; Founder of Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo; a leading Muslim cleric, Sheik Ibrahim Gumi; and Afenifere leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, among others.


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Last Modified: 16 July, 2019 at 9:45 am