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Nigerian Army blasts Obasanjo

17 February 2015, 10:10

Abuja - The Defence Headquarters of the Nigerian military has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as an embarrassment to the force he once served, Premium Times reports.

It blasted the former president over his criticisms of the force’s role in the postponement of forthcoming general elections.

The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) rescheduled elections from February, to March and April, a decision that was reached after the military said it could not guarantee the safety of INEC personnel in Boko Haram threatened states.

Also read: Obasanjo tears up his PDP membership card

Obasanjo dumped the PDP at a dramatic event in Abeokuta, Ogun State, a move that appeared aimed at forestalling an expulsion by the party.

He said his decision to dump the party was because he had been accused of anti-party activities after critically speaking against President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration.

Read more at Premium Times

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