The Presidency has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s declaration that he would help his former deputy, Atiku Abubakar for the 2019 presidential election, as an indication of confusion unfit of consideration.
Senior Particular Assistant to President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, stated that whoever Obasanjo chooses to help on the 2019 elections is irrelevant, as the previous president had publicly modified his thoughts on the matter so many occasions over the previous few months.
Obasanjo had, whereas declaring his help for Atiku, stated that he wouldn’t be impartial within the 2019 common elections as a result of the nation was being destroyed with incompetence, corruption, lack of focus, insecurity, nepotism, brazen impunity.
Shehu, in his response, instructed State Home Correspondents that, “Former president Obasanjo denounces one individual as we speak and helps that very same individual the following day.
“When it pleases him, he brings God into the matter and makes use of that as his excuse for no matter place he has chosen,” he stated.
The presidential spokesman added that he was not shocked that newspapers reported Obasanjo expressing neutrality at a weekend discussion board, just for the previous president to specific a totally completely different stance after a day or two.
“We’ve got learnt to not take his utterances severely anymore.
“We all know that the slightest wind could make him change his thoughts once more. In any case, this is similar man who publicly tore his get together registration card barely 4 years in the past, and he now claims to be backing the identical get together,” Shehu stated.