Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo during the turbaning of President-wannabe, Atiku Abubakar made a statement which shakes the political table in Nigeria.
During the event Obasanjo assured that Atiku disappoint Nigerians. In his exact words he said,
No matter the issues today, I know you will not disappoint. When we were in Abuja dealing with national and international issues, you did not take lightly the cultural heritage of your people.
“I am sure you will bring honour to this position and I want to thank you, Waziri for doing all of us proud,”
Atiku was honored as the seventh Wazirin Adamawa, by the Lamido of Adamawa, Dr. Mustapha Barkindo.
Recall that Presidential candidate, Atiku was a vice-president under then-president Olusegun Obasanjo from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007.
During the seventh Wazirin horonarium of Atiku event, photo of former president Olusegun Obasanjo and former president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and Senate President Bukola Saraki sitting next to Atiku Abubakar speaks volumes. This clarifies the person whom Olusegun is in support of for president 2019.
However, President Buhari didn’t make it to the event. He was ably represented by the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Alhaji Muhammed Bello.
According to Alhaji Bello, President Buhari has respect for Atiku and wishes Atiku a successful reign. Bello in his exact words said,
“The President sent me here as a show of the respect he has for you (Atiku) and the Fombina kingdom. He wishes you and the entire Adamawa kingdom good health and prosperity.
“The President wishes you a successful reign as Waziri Adamawa in peace and prosperity.”