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Plot By Obasanjo, Buhari To Form Interim Govt Uncovered – FG



buhari_objThe Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Jelili Adesiyan, on Monday, claimed that he had uncovered a plot by former President Olusegun Obasanjo and the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) to form an interim government.

The minister disclosed this at the Sheraton Hotel, Lagos, during the launch of a book titled, “Watch The Watcher: A Book of Remembrance of the Obasanjo Years”, written by Yinka Odumakin, which is a rejoinder to Obasanjo’s controversial three volume autobiography, “My Watch”.

Adesiyan said as a counter-measure, he had already directed the Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba; and the Department of State Service to arrest anybody that made inflammatory statements ahead of the 2015 elections.

He said, “Many of those in the APC are disgruntled PDP members who are no longer relevant and because they could not have their way, they have started to heat up the polity. They have said they will form a parallel government if they lose.

“I have already told the IG and the DSS to arrest anybody making such mutinous and inflammatory statements”.

According to the minister, his suspicion was fuelled by a threat made by the Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, to the effect that the APC would form a parallel government if the 2015 general elections were rigged.

He added, “Obasanjo is already planning to install an interim government with Buhari. But we will vote and we will work with whoever wins the election”.

The minister also shed some light on the ongoing feud between Obasanjo and President Goodluck Jonathan, saying the ex-president picked Jonathan, who was then Bayelsa State governor as late President Umaru Yar’Adua’s running mate because he felt he could control him but his plans backfired.

The minister said, “He picked a President that was sick and while we were campaigning for the President, he (Yar’Adua) was always in Germany receiving treatment. While many were lobbying for the VP slot, Obasanjo picked a gentleman, Goodluck Jonathan, who had no strong political base so that he could control him.

“Unfortunately for Obasanjo, God had a better plan and Jonathan refused to be used. Obasanjo, being the man that he is, has now teamed up with Bola Tinubu and Atiku Abubakar to snatch power but Tinubu will outsmart him because we Osun people are smart. Ask Tinubu, he is my brother, from my state. He is from Iragbiji while I am from Ode-Omu”.

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  1. walex

    December 30, 2014 at 7:57 am

    What u are saying now is purely amounts to heating up the polity,and this kind of a thing happen in a country where there is absence of trut..the country processes and policies is sick and we are saying rubbish arouns the country it is well.

  2. Kingsley Agbontaen

    December 30, 2014 at 10:55 am

    Shameless minister. “he picked a man that was sick. ..while we were campaigning for …so you did campaign for a sick man? You instructed the police and DSS to arrest anyone making inflammatory statements, except the person is a PDP member or supporter. Did he hear Asari speak on 2015?

  3. Ogoja Must Have A Say

    December 30, 2014 at 5:07 pm

    The minister had hit the nail on the head. Their selfish ambitions and conspiracy will always comes to light. God will soon loose vengeance on them. It will be more easier for a Camel to enter through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

  4. pato

    December 31, 2014 at 9:28 pm

    That will be illegal as there is no provision for interim government under the Constitution. Even the doctrine of necessity does not arise.

  5. greg

    January 23, 2015 at 2:29 pm

    Ndi igbo we should rise and take our destiny in out hands.south south and south east should now fight for sepration lets part waysoooo obj and his northen counterparts are now fight us lets fight backooo i am crying alaud now so that mu people will hear me

  6. obateru

    March 15, 2015 at 4:17 am

    Animal talk don start again, ekiti election riggers.

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Sanwo-Olu Names Building After Tinubu, Warns Youths Against Vandalism



Sanwo-Olu Names Building After Tinubu, Warns Youths Against Vandalism

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos has named the newly built Apapa-Iganmu Local Council Development Area after the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

This was made known in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Gboyega Akosile.

Sanwo-Olu also named the Agboyi-Ketu LCDA after the late Senator of Lagos East Senatorial District, Adebayo Osinowo.

He stated that the recent #EndSARS protests brought out the need for the government to double their efforts and prioritize youth development and empowerment.

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The governor however warned youths against the destruction of the government’s assets built with public funds.

Sanwo-Olu disclosed that the decision of the council leadership in Agboyi-Ketu to name the edifice after Osinowo testified to the contributions he made to the development of the council.

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PDP Governor, Matawalle Commends Umahi For Joining APC



PDP Governor, Matawalle Commends Umahi For Joining APC

Dave Umahi

Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has commended Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, for joining the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Governor Matawalle who is a governor on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) attributed Mr Umahi’s decamping to “bad blood in the present Peoples Democratic Party.”

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Governor Matawalle made this comment in a statement issued by his spokesperson, Zailani Bappa, on Friday.

He expressed that he would rather commend Umahi for “his bold decision rather than condemn him because everyone feels welcome only in a house where he feels comfortable.”

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You Are A Worthy Successor, Aregbesola Tells Oyetola



You are a worthy successor, Aregbesola tells Oyetola

Aregbesola and Oyetola

Rauf Aregbesola, former Governor of Osun State and Minister of Interior, has described Governor Gboyega Oyetola as a worthy successor.

In a congratulatory statement in Osogbo on Friday to mark Oyetola’s second anniversary, the Minister said the Osun governor has weathered the storm of governance effectively.

Aregbesola wrote: “I write to congratulate you on the second anniversary of your administration.

“I look back with pride and nostalgia the hard-fought battle of your election and the continuation of progressive administration in the State of Osun.

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“There have been challenges along the line – the inclement national financial weather, the COVID-19 pandemic and others not so significant. But you have weathered the storm admirably and steadied the ship of state.

“The challenges will no doubt present a new format as you step into the third year. These are heightened political participation, pressure to deliver more dividends of democracy and increased demands from the political system. I have no doubt that you will cope nicely.

“Please continue to make the welfare of the people your biggest concern. They are the reason for the state. Without them there will be no government or any political office to occupy.

“Once again, congratulations, as I wish you a resounding success in office and every aspect of life.

“My kind regards to the good wife, Alhaja Kafayat Oyetola and the entire cabinet of the State of Osun.”

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