Lagos - Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday shocked passengers at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Lagos, by flying the economy class aboard a commercial airline to a function in Enugu.
Obasanjo was billed to attend the South-East Economic and Security Summit.
According to Obasanjo aides, they didn't manage to book a business class ticket and Obasanjo had nothing to do but to buy the last remainig economy class ticket.
The former president bought an economy ticket of Air Peace airline that travelled out of Lagos at 7a.m, reports Premium Times.
On board the aircraft, some shocked business class passengers offered the former president their seats, and he turned them down.
Obasanjo took his seat number 18A, not before taking photographs with some passengers.
On arrival at Enugu airport, he was received by Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.
- News 24