By Olivia Isibor (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has debunked suggestions in some quarters that he has a misunderstanding with the leader of the Oodua Peoples Congress, Gani Adams.
Obasanjo, who was also a one-time military Head of State of the country, debunked the suggestions via a statement issued on Wednesday by his spokesman, Kehinde Akinyemi, in which it was stated that Obasanjo’s refusal to grant audience to Gani Adams was due to the latter’s way of life.
Read the full statement below:
FORMER PRESIDENT OBASANJO DENIES RECONCILING WITH GANI ADAMS, DENIES RIFT WITH OPC LEADER
A former president of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo says his attention has been drawn to some publication reporting an acclaimed reconciliation between him and Oodua Peoples Congress leader, Gani Adams at the residence of Chief Ayo Adebanjo in Lagos today.
The former president through a press statement by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi says that the former president paid a personal visit to Chief Ayo Adebanjo at his residence in Lekki Phase 1 on December 2, 2020 and he met Gani Adams there.
“I have no quarrel with Gani Adams, but for his past way of life which was not in accord with my standards and principles. I have in the past, both in government and out of government, refused to grant Gani’s request to visit me” he said
“If at all anybody feels I have a quarrel with him or her that needs reconciliation, such reconciliation will, no doubt, take place in my residence in Abeokuta only” he concluded
Special Assistant on Media
December 2, 2020