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Obasanjo “So far, Buhari has not disappointed us," Ex-President says

Obasanjo said he has no doubt that Buhari will overcome the current challenges confronting Nigeria.

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed confidence in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, saying the President is on course.

Speaking to newsmen in Jalingo, Taraba State on Friday, August 19, Obasanjo said he has no doubt that under Buhari, Nigeria will overcome the current challenges confronting it.

“So far Buhari has not disappointed us. I trust him (Buhari), he will not fail Nigerians. I know he will overcome the challenges the country is currently facing,” the ex-president said.

Obasanjo also urged Buhari to complete the hydroelectric project on the Mambilla Plateau in Taraba

Commenting on his alleged reunion with the People's Democratic Party (PDP), the ex-president stressed that he has left party for good.

He said: “In the part of the country where I come from, there is a saying that you cannot say ‘good night’ and come back to say ‘good evening’ in the same place.

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“So for me, it is good night for the Peoples Democratic Party and that’s all.”

Obasanjo, was in Taraba to assess some projects initiated by his administration in the state, had in February, 2015, terminated his PDP membership.

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