9th National Assembly

Punch Newpaper Headline (January 22nd 2019)

  • Tinubu, Oshiomhole, Amaechi hit Obasanjo for attacking Buhari.

The All Progressives Congress National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole, including a former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Monday at the presidential rally of the party in Maiduguri, took turns to berate former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his latest attack on President Muhammadu Buhari.

Adams Oshiomhole


  • Obasanjo called Buhari, another Abacha

Obasanjo, had in a 16-page statement on Sunday, likened Buhari to the late military dictator, Gen Sani Abacha.

  • Tinubu said Obasanjo is an expired leader

Tinubu described Obasanjo as an expired leader, who should not be trusted, adding that Obasanjo’s government was notorious for election rigging.

  • Oshiomhole calls Obasanjo Frustated

The APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, also said Obasanjo’s attack on Buhari was borne out of frustration, saying the ex-President was watching when the Peoples Democratic Party government was stealing funds meant for fighting Boko Haram.

  • Amaechi said Obasanjo drove him to exile

The Director-General of Buhari/Osinbajo Campaign Organisation and the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, recalled that when he was a governor in Rivers State, the Obasanjo’s government withdrew his security detail.