Former Nigeria President Olusegun Obasanjo in a discussion with some leaders of people’s Democratic party (PDP) lambasted and accused handful of the party leadership of self pockets and stomach seeking personalities who their priority self aggrandizement against the interest of the citizenry. Speaking when he received the regional leaders of the party in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital on Monday, the former president advised the opposition party to get committed people on onboard .
The former Nigeria President and head of world former president said Nigeria needs a vibrant voice, an opposition with a view to building a virile democracy and reiterated his willingness and commitment to support genuine efforts from those who were passionate about the interest of the country.
“I knew PDP would lose the election in 2015 because it was clear, and I knew PDP will need to be rebuilt after losing the election,” the former president told his guests.
“You need what I call a critical mass of committed people, and come rain, come shine they are committed. With that, you can make Nigeria better.
“You see peoples’ faces beautiful yet you don’t know what each person harbours inside of him. If you discover a bad egg, remove such a person and if such person has learnt his or her lessons, there can still be room to accommodate the person.
You can’t be my friend if you don’t buy into Nigeria’s project. “For me, till death, I will continue to push for a better Nigeria.”