Obasanjo behind Obi/Datti movement, wanted to draft me – Bwala
Daniel Bwala, the spokesperson for the Atiku, Okowa Presidential Campaign Organisation, has stated that former President Olusegun Obasanjo wanted to draft him into the Obi/Datti presidential movement before he joined the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Bwala made this claim on behalf of the Atiku, Okowa Presidential Campaign Organisation.
On Thursday, Bwala was a guest on the Arise Television Morning Show program, during which he made the statement in question.
Following close on the heels of Obasanjo’s support for Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, LP, comes the revelation that Obasanjo is a supporter of Obi as well.
The former President also stated that Obi has an advantage over the other frontline candidates due to his age as well as his physical and mental disposition.
“None of the contestants is a saint, but when one compares their character, antecedent, understanding, knowledge, discipline, and vitality that they can bring to bear and the great efforts required to stay focused on the job, particularly looking at where the country is today and with the experience on the job that I personally had, Peter Obi as a mentee has an edge,” Obasanjo had said previously. “When one compares their character, antecedent, understanding, knowledge, discipline, and
However, Bwala claimed that the reason he did not join the Labour Party was because he believed the party would not be able to defeat the All Progressives Congress, also known as the APC.
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I have a great deal of admiration and respect for Olusegun Obasanjo, who served as president of Nigeria and is now an elder statesman. And I thought that was wrong because, if you look at the content of the letter, he did not disclose the fact that he is the one behind the coupling together of the Obi/Datti movement.
I thought that was wrong because it was not disclosed in the letter. I know as a person because five months ago, he contacted me and wanted to draft me into the movement.
However, I politely declined to go because I did not think that if I left APC because of the same free thinking that I want to ensure APC does not win, then I should join a party that I don’t think has a realistic chance of defeating APC.
“I know as a person because five months ago, he contacted me and wanted to draft me into the movement.
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