My Question To Tinubu When He Visited Me – Obasanjo

Mary Ugwuanyi

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo revealed part of his conversation with the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, when he paid him a visit at his Abeokuta residence.  

Recall that Tinubu had on Wednesday paid Obasanjo a visit at his Abeokuta home, located within the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library.

Tinubu, a former Lagos State Governor visited Obasanjo in the company of former governors Chief Olusegun Osoba and Otunba Gbenga Daniel, billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, and former interim national chairman of APC, Chief Bisi Akande, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, among others.

The media were not addressed after the closed-door meeting.

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Speaking at the inauguration of a 300-man planning committee on the installation of the new Olowu of Owu, Oba Saka Matemilola, disclosed a joke he cracked with Tinubu.

According to Obasanjo, Tinubu had added two phrases to Yoruba vocabulary.

He said: “We now have two vocabularies in the Yoruba dictionary, ‘Emilokan’ and ‘Olule’. These two vocabularies are now popularly used”.

“I asked Bola and he laughed. I said whether the vocabularies are good or bad, we have started using them.”

Source: Vanguard

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