Nigerians on Social media has continued to react to the presidency’s assertion; that described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as the highest Divider in Chief on the land.
The Senior Special Assistant to President Mohammadu Buhari on Media and publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu said in a statement Titled; Obasanjo is Nigeria’s Divider In Chief
Obasanjo had on Thursday said Nigeria was slowly becoming a failed state and a basket case that urgently needs to be pulled from the brink of collapse.
The former president while delivering a speech titled “Moving Nigeria away from tipping over” at a consultative dialogue in Abuja, said he had never seen Nigeria so divided, adding that many of the problems plaguing the country today were due to the recent mismanagement of Nigeria’s diversity.
But Garuba Shehu described his comment as unfair attacks on President Mohammadu Buhari, says Obasanjo had descended from the lofty heights of a Commander-Chief.
Urban Express-News online had as justification, put on its Facebook platform what Nigerians feels about the word “Divider-In-Chief” and many are of the view that the word was just too hard on the former president while others feel both President Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo are to be blamed.
urban Express-News online fan, Mr. sheriff ojon olorunfemi said both President Buhari and former President Obasanjo are same of feathers while
Ekundayo Ayodele Adeniran put his submission in pigeon saying; “if you ask me, Na Who I Go Ask” while Mohammed Abdul Wahab believes the present situation shows on-toward such direction.
Godwin Igbinosa, on his part, believes calling president Olusegun Obasanjo a Divider-in-chief was clearly Diversionary, saying the present government should face issues the former President raised, while Mr Gbenga Noah ojewoye believe after sixty years of independence, we still have leaders who succeeded in building self without nation-building where massive looting of our nation has been the bane of our socio-economic-political crisis
Hassan Daud believes Obasanjo’s views was unnecessary as no former president attacked him when he was president in the way he was doing to president mohammadu Buhari, he added “if, for anything, there are other ways of channelling his points to the seating president without the media drama he’s attracting to himself, while Babatunde Fasanya is of the view that Nigeria under this government is facing more challenges than Obasanjo government!
Tayo Famous-Cole, “hear him; “ For Me, I think Obasanjo should see himself as an elder, his position comes with high expectation, he should be more careful with what he says, as we are in critical times of our national life”.
Chinedu Eze said chief Obasanjo created an equal opportunity for all, gave every part of the country a sense of belonging, as his Secretary to the government was then from Akwa-Ibom and he trained him for eight years while Ogunkan Gbenga David believe until we are able to clarify the yardsticks for division, we may not be able to analysis the topic objectively