Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says ex-vice president Atiku Abubakar “can never enjoy” his support for a political office.
Obasanjo, in an interview with Premium Times, said God will never forgive him if he backs Atiku’s presidential ambition.
Atiku served as vice-president to Obasanjo from 1999 to 2007. He aspired to succeed Obasanjo in 2003 but the elder statesman went ahead to complete another term.
By 2007 when Obasanjo’s second term ended, both men had fallen apart. Obasanjo’s alleged third term agenda was also said to have worsened their dispute.
Obasanjo said he has no personal grudges against Atiku but only works with anyone “working for the good of Nigeria”.
He said, “If I support Atiku for anything, God will not forgive me. If I do not know, yes. But once I know, Atiku can never enjoy my support.” Read more