Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has denied engaged on the institution of a brand new political social gathering aimed toward accommodating aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
A report had surfaced on-line on Sunday alleging that Obasanjo was planning to kind a brand new political social gathering as a result of the 2 main political events within the nation are more likely to be embroiled in critical authorized and political conflicts that would go away them in a nasty form to have the ability to contest and win the forthcoming elections and kind a nationwide authorities.
Reacting in a press release on Monday signed by his Special Assistant on Media Affairs, Kehinde Akinyemi, the ex-President stated he was achieved with politics.
Akinyemi stated his principal, who’s presently in Kabul, Afghanistan, as a visitor of President Ashraf Ghani has declared that the report was false, sustaining that there was “no plan to float a new political party now or in near future”.
Obasanjo was quoted as saying, “In my part of the world, when you say goodnight in a place, you do not go back there and say good evening. The one who reported that may need to visit Yaba Left (Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba). And those who believe it can believe that their mothers are men.
“I’m done with partisan politics but by my position in Nigeria and in Africa and without being immodest and indeed in the world, my door must be open and it is open to any individual or group of individuals who want to seek my opinion, view or advice on any issue or matter and I will respond to the best of my ability, without being part of that individual or group.”