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Why Obasanjo picked GEJ for President

According to Sun Newspapers, he described GEJ as a man of discipline and strong character.

 

Former Gov. of Bayelsa state, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha revealed to newsmen that fmr. President Obasanjo picked Goodluck Jonathan to embarass him.

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In an interview with Sun Newspapers, He said “For Goodluck, I knew that Jonathan was going to be vice president of Nigeria as far back as August 25, 2005.  Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, told me that since  Atiku and I wanted to take his job, that it would be over his dead body; and that unless he died, Atiku cannot be president of Nigeria."

Adding that “Obasanjo said since Atiku had picked me as his running mate, he would make sure that he dealt with and disgraced us. He said  he was going to use my deputy to rubbish me before everybody. So, I knew.”

According to Sun Newspapers, he described GEJ as a man of discipline and strong character.

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