July 20, 2024

Obasanjo visits Nigeria’s First Lady 48 hours after wearing ‘Tinubu cap’


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday met with the First Lady, Oluremi Tinubu.

Obasanjo’s meeting Mrs Tinubu was made public by the First Lady’s Media Aide, Busola Kukoyi via X.

Sharing photos of the two individuals, Kukoyi wrote: “Former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Senator Oluremi Tinubu after receiving the Former President who came felicitating on the Sallah Celebration on Monday 17th June.”

This is coming barely 48 hours after Obasanjo was seen donning a cap with President Bola Tinubu’s insignia.

DAILY POST reported a video of Obasanjo wearing a cap branded with Tinubu’s insignia at an event attended by some African dignitaries.

Obasanjo and Tinubu are known to belong to different political affiliations despite coming from the same Southwest geopolitical zone.

During the 2023 presidential election, the former President supported the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi.

Before the election, Tinubu had visited Obasanjo at his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State, while seeking an endorsement, but the former President opted for Obi.

The former President had criticised the Tinubu’s administration’s handling of its ongoing reforms and the coup d’etat in Niger Republic.



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