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Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday said Sule Lamido, former governor of Jigawa State and Presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) has what it takes to turn around the fortunes of Nigeria.
He stated this when Lamido and members of his national campaign council met him at the Olusegun Obasanjo national library Abeokuta, Ogun State over his 2019 presidential ambition.
A statement by Mansur Ahmed, the social media aide to Lamido said “the meeting was part of the consultation with relevant stakeholders, elders, party officials and key political actors in Nigeria across the length and breadth of this Nation”.
Lamido at the meeting said: “I have nothing to tell you about me because you know me more than anybody, I have come to greet you, brief you, seek for your blessings and ask for your fatherly advice”.
Obasanjo in his remark said: “As a former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sule knows the world and knows how to relate with other countries of the world, I was so happy and elated by what I saw in Jigawa state when you were Governor.
He added: “Sule I don’t have any doubt about your attributes, your capacity, your courage, your interest about your state and Nigeria at large, Sule you can do it and you can do it well.”
It will be recalled that Lamido made a similar visit to the Former Military head of states Abdulsalami Abubakar, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida and he had previously visit Obasanjo last year as part of his nationwide consultations on his presidential aspiration in 2019.
Before then, Lamido met with all the PDP state Governors in their respective states, 36 PDP chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), including Zonal vice chairmen of the party, Former Speakers forum, where he told them of his as aspiration and urged them to pick the best for the party when the time comes.
Lamido is accompanied by campaign DG Barr. Musa Elayo, Senator Josephine Anenih, Ambassador Joe Keshi, RTD AIG Kayode Thiorplus, Alhaji Umaru Mai Shadai, and Hon. Rahman Owokoniran.