‘’You Are A Betrayer’’ – Obasanjo Blasts Governor Okowa For Supporting Atiku
The vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has been lambasted by the former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo when he hosted him in Abeokuta.
This publication understands that Okowa visited Obasanjo alongside Governor Tambuwal, former governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola to seek his support for the presidential ambition of Atiku.
A credible source, with knowledge of what transpired at the meeting, told OpenLife early Sunday that former President Obasanjo gave governor Okowa the full length of his tongue, accusing him of betrayal.
The source, a former Ambassador, disclosed that “Baba did not hide his feelings. He was very straight with Okowa. He accused him of betraying the patriotic resolve to have the 2023 presidency come to the south which the Delta governor and other southern governors championed before the primaries.
“Most of people who made up the team are people who Baba sees as not sincere especially governor Okowa and Sokoto State governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal who betrayed Obasanjo and PDP in 2011 by upturning an earlier arrangement for Honourable Mulikat Akande-Adeola to become the Speaker of the Representatives. Obasanjo.
“Everyone knows Baba is supporting Peter Obi and he did not hide it from them. But it was a very good opportunity to remind Okowa and Tambuwal who they are in terms of trust and commitment to a better Nigeria,” the Ambassador disclosed.