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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says he was audacious enough to get a third term as President of the country if he had wanted .
He refuted claims that he wanted a third term as claimed by his critics
Obasanjo said, “I never asked for a third term. If I wanted a third term, I would have got it. I am audacious enough to know how to get it.”
The former president says he won’t join the campaign train of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, saying, that he has done his best by writing his endorsement.
Obasanjo had in his New Year message to Nigerians, entitled: “My appeal to all Nigerians particularly young Nigerians,” threw his support for Obi.
The former President, said this while speaking on Thursday, at a virtual engagement organised by Africa Leadership Group.
Obasanjo said: “I am not in campaign train. I’ve used benefit of my experience and I’ve put plainly.
“I do not belong to any political party. I will not join any campaign train. I’ve said what is best for the country”.
Speaking on what to look out for in the next president , Obasanjo said “Nigeria is where we are because of leadership.
“We must decisively look for men and women who have the character, attributes, skill and attitude that we need for leadership, that will deliver in this country.”
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