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Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who officially registered as a member of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) on Thursday, has given conditions for his continued membership of the political movement.

Speaking at the Secretariat of Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Obasanjo said: “I will cease to be a member” of the CNM the moment it transforms into a political party or becomes partisan.

The former president completed his CNM membership form and handed it over to National Coordinator of the political movement, Col. Olagunsoye Oyinlola (Rtd.).¸

He said, “I am happy to be a member of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement which is a movement for good governance.

“This is the commencement of our popular and grassroots association.

“The membership will be free to collectively decide on whether it will become a political party and if it decides to transform itself and go into partisan politics, I will cease to be a member.

“It is necessary to make it clear that this new movement does not regard itself as a third force.

“It sees itself as a popular movement that can accommodate all Nigerians irrespective of their political interest or affiliations and will propel Nigeria forward.

“‘I see a new Nigeria in the hands of God and we will all be witnesses of the emergence of a new Nigeria,’’ said Obasanjo.

The Coalition for Nigeria Movement, which launched on Wednesday, has earned recognition from civil activists and politicians from both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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8 Comments
  1. DrBanire says

    well, we see this step took by Obasanjo as a trap for President Muhammadu Buhari, just because Buhari do not allow him to control his government. May be Obasanjo forget that, God is the most powerful over anybody. If Obasanjo try to organize a team to disturb Buhari, he will failed woefully .

  2. aderemi says

    Your Comment no wonder he wanted to bid for third term and he forget soo easy he is the one that wake corruption up from its slump as he bring up communication he forgot about his one naira charges on every recharge card also operation feed the nation that now turn to obasanjo farm if i could remember this bias constitution that only favoured them and this cabal that they are colliding with him was constitute and implement by him soo why wouldn’t him against the man that wish Nigeria beta,no mater trick or trap u set for the well wisher of this nation baba it will not work and you have this behind you that God is watching oooo and his waiting for all of usooooo

  3. Oma says

    BABA calm down, let the will of God be Done not your own will, let God decide who rule this country, the day of your power is gone, now Nigerians eyes are open to choose who dey want. for Christ sake let Buhari Be, u spend 8years and ask for extra years , yet you did not do anything compare to what has been done in 2and half year of this government. it pains me that Nigerians don’t really no what dey want. let God judge and not you, tanks baba God bless you

  4. Oladimeji says

    Let Obasanjo believes power belongs to God,he should remember he is not in position to detate for millions of Nigeria, were is Obasanjo in 18yrs ago ,when Abache is in power ?, or he has forget that some Nigerians take him and placed him to be president for eight good years, whom is even glamour for more terms, is that not neophytes , the issues of operation feed the nations Later turn to Obasanjo farms, what about d Mtn tariff issues, u went back to seat of power and u want to acquire heaven and earth. I believe it mission is to disturb BUHARI for second time so that it will not bounce on what u acquired from this country. Is time for ur secret to be revealed to all Nigerians. If u like write 100 letters that will not discourage Nigerians to vote for Buhari’s return to power. Kudos to BUHARI, God continued to guild and save u from the enemies of these country.

  5. Steve Collins says

    What is it that president Buhari has done?, hardship upon hardship all in the name of anti corruption crusade. Abeg

  6. Yemi says

    Buhari will only come back to rule your family. Must people comment on every issue on the net? If you don’t know what to say. Relax and don’t just comment like a fool.

  7. anchor fatai says

    Your Comment Obasanjo is just looking for a puppet like Jonathan,is just working badly to pocket Nigeria,he want a president that he can remote,how many years he himself used as a president,he is the one that scuttle Jonathan gov,what did he do for the southerners,this is an old man agenda , Obasanjo have done his own let’s buari do his own,pmb pls carry go a good time disaff another,4years again Nigeria will be ok,s ay baba

  8. Eze says

    Your Comment. All our past and present Presidents have failed us ,they only brought us hardship ,we don’t want any old and confused men any more ,I think its time for d youth to takeover