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I and 4 others brought Buhari into power– Obasanjo

20 August 2016, 12:38

Jalingo - Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed how he and  four other eminent Nigerians conspired against former President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 presidential election.

He said they took the decision when they felt that the country stood at a crossroads, reports Punch 

He made the revelation at a reception held in his honour at the Government House, Jalingo, Taraba State.

Also read: 5 questions Obasanjo asked Jonathan

Obasanjo noted that the five of them decided to support President Muhammadu Buhari in the election in order to salvage the country from further woes, reports Daily Post.

Obasanjo said, “Three or four other of us from different part of the country got together and said to ourselves what do we do

“We said what is the problem with us and why are we still not growing. We got talking and knew we needed to do something.

Obasanjo said so far, Buhari had not disappointed them and the country.

“So far, Buhari has not disappointed us. I trust him, he will not fail Nigerians. I know he will overcome the challenges the country is currently facing.”

- News 24


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