As varying degrees of problems embattle the entire world, Nigeria battles hers too. From poor leadership to insecurity to deepening lawlessness, well-meaning Nigerians are craving a better society. Former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has been vocal lately with strong quotes regarding Nigeria’s challenges. He recently lost an allie of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Esho Jinadu (Buruji Kashamu), to COVID-19 death. Esho Jinadu was alleged to have a background in crimes and at a point was wanted by the FBI.
Most Important Quotes From Obasanjo Today:
- “Unless you squeeze out those who are in office and those who want to remain in office perpetually, some after the age of 80; unless you squeeze them out, they will not want to be out.” He declared this quote while giving a virtual speech to African Youths on International Youth Day 2020. Well, we hope Obasanjo is helping all youths to “squeeze them out”
- “Senator Esho Jinadu (Buruji Kashamu) in his lifetime used the maneuver of law and politics to escape from facing justice on alleged criminal offences.” He spoke the truth on what Nigerians now know of wealth, regardless of how it was achieved, legal or not, enabling men to escape justice and become political power figures in Nigeria.
- “We should not cover up bad histories and conducts so that the right lessons can be learnt.” He declared this quote after receiving criticism from the current political class of which some where close allies to Kashamu.