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Jonathan rates himself better than Obasanjo

24 November 2014, 16:29

Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan has rejected a below-average scorecard given him by former Nigerian leader, Olusegun Obasanjo and rated himself the best leader since Nigeria’s independence in 1960, Vanguard reports.

Dr. Doyin Okupe, President Jonathan’s Special Assistant on Public Affairs, gave the revised score-card in Abuja on Sunday, expressing disbelief that Obasanjo could make the comment credited to him.

Also read: Obasanjo blames Jonathan for PDP crisis

Obasanjo while addressing book writers as part of activities marking the Ake Arts and Book Festival over the weekend declared that he rated the President Goodluck Jonathan administration ‘below average’.

Okupe said said while it was true that Nigeria had been faced with incidents of insurgency and terrorism, especially in the last few years, the Jonathan administration had successfully contained the initial widespread activities of the insurgents, which he said were prevalent in 12 states of the North, including the Federal Capital Territory.

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