Breaking News: Obasanjo meets Afenifere leaders ahead of 2019 elections, says Nigeria needs to be rescued
Former president Olusegun Obasanjo held a meeting with the Afenifere’s leader ahead of 2019 general elections
Former president Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday, May 21, paid a visit to the leaders of the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, at the residence of the leader of the group, Pa Reuben Fasoranti in Akure, Ondo state. The Punch reports that the meeting, which lasted for almost 30 minutes, had the former president calling for the cooperation of the group to save Nigeria from collapsing.
gathered that speaking during the visit, Obasanjo commended the Afenifere for being at the forefront of fighting for the interest of the Yoruba nation while he was working towards the interest of the country as a whole, noting that the two parties were working towards the same goals of fostering unity among the people of the country but on a different pedestal.