Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is the most corrupt President Nigeria ever had, according Orji Uzor Kalu former Abia State Governor on Sunday.
Kalu, who led a peace advocacy team to Ado-Ekiti in his capacity as the acting chairman of the Advisory Board of the National Movement for the Re-election of President Buhari, said Obasanjo’s attack on Buhari was improper, saying the former President lacked the moral standing to stop Buhari from contesting the 2019 presidential poll.
He was received by All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains led by a governorship aspirant and former Speaker, House of Assembly, Olufemi Bamisile.
The ex-Governor urged Nigerians to ignore “frivolous letter writers like Obasanjo,” adding that Buhari deserved to be re-elected because he was revamping the economy, which had seen the foreign reserves rising from $23bn to $47bn.
He said the President had done well in tackling insurgency in the Northeast, considering the successes recorded by the military against Boko Haram terrorists, unlike what happened during the Goodluck Jonathan presidency.
Kalu said: “Nigerians should tell former President Obasanjo to stop writing frivolous letters.
“Let me tell you emphatically that President Buhari will contest again. Don’t listen to letter writers like Obasanjo. He has been President twice, so he should keep his letter in Otta for himself.
“If anyone will caution President Buhari, it should not be Obasanjo.
“If you check your records very well, he remains the most corrupt President ever. He came into office with less than N20,000 and built the multi-billion naira Otta Farm, Library Project and Hilltop Mansion.
“This is why I am in Ekiti to tell our people not to listen to Obasanjo. He met the economy in a comatose. Today, President Buhari has raised foreign reserve from $23bn to $47bn, while the menace of Boko Haram has been defeated.
“Some people are out to destabilise his government. We want Nigerians to embrace love, peace and show understanding.”