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.



By TheInterviewsNigeria

Publisher/Editor -in Chief with more than a decade of working in the media production industry, Our preoccupation is Development News and rooting for innovation locally and internationally. We are British trained Business English PRO. We edit manuscripts for book publication, translation(English/Yoruba/French). We cross your 't's' and dot your 'i's. We are also into speech draftsmanship and photography; Business reports, and proposals, with minimal cost. Meeting the deadline is our watchword. We would cover your Social /Public events with precision. The proof of the pudding is in the eating. Call-08144956897, 08057355037 E-mail- theinterviewsng@gmail.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *