Obasanjo Honours Obi at Transcorp Hilton ceremony organized by Fidelity Bank
Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former Nigeria President created a scene in Abuja last week by giving his seat to Peter Obi, the Labour Party Presidential candidate for 2023 election.
This ceremony was organized by Fidelity Bank where Obasanjo, Obi and other dignitaries were invited to grace the occasion
The event wwas to celebrate the national honour given to Professor Benedict Oramah by President Muhammadu Buhari
Oramah is the President /Chairman , Board of Directors of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank)
Daily Post reports that the MC of the ceremony , in a Twitter post @OluwaseunP narrated how Obi walked in while Obasanjo was making his speech.
According to information gathered, the Labour Party (LP) flagbearer took a seat at the back seat of the hall after refusing to take one of those reserved for VIPs.
‘’OBJ noticed and told them,’’leave him alone o’’. He then went himself to bring Obi to the front and gave him his own seat. Thereafter said, ‘’my job is done’’, the tweet added
The video has gone viral on Twitter and Facebook ,while some describing Obasanjo’s action as ‘SYMBOLIC ‘ and ‘’an endorsement’’.
Recall that speculations are ripe that Obasanjo and some other political big wigs and retired Generals are tactically in support of Obi Presidential ambition.
One of these speculations is that the jet Peter Obi has been using lately was released by a shipping and oil magnate , T.Y. Danjuma.