Picking ‘Atiku’ As My Running Mate In 1999 Presidency Was A Mistake – Ex-President Obasanjo Declares, Subtly Rejects PDP Candidate For 2023 | Sahara Reporters

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Picking ‘@Atiku’ As My Running Mate In 1999 Presidency Was A Mistake – Ex-President Obasanjo Declares, Subtly Rejects PDP Candidate For 2023 | Sahara Reporters

Picking ‘Atiku’ As My Running Mate In 1999 Presidency Was A Mistake – Ex-President Obasanjo Declares, Subtly Rejects PDP Candidate For 2023 | Sahara Reporters

Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party was vice-president to Obasanjo in 1999, and had a turbulent moment with Obasanjo, culminating in both of them separating into different political parties.

by SaharaReporters, New York Jun 26, 2022 Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has said his choice of a running mate ahead of the 1999 presidential election, was one of the costly mistakes he made.Top Story Picking Atiku as my running mate was a mistake – Obasanjo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday said one of his mistakes in life was picking former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as his running mate.Author: Ayodele Oluwafemi June 25, 2022 8:32 PM Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says picking a running mate when he wanted to become Nigeria’s president in 1999 is one of the mistakes in his life.7 mins ago The PDP candidate said his former boss had paid glowing tribute on how he, as vice president served meritoriously and that he has the experience and exposure to take over from president Muhammadu Buhari.

Olusegun Obasanjo Getty Images Eyeing the 2023 presidency after failing on at least two occasions, Atiku has already picked Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, as a running mate and could be a strong contender in the next year’s election.Obasanjo’s comment coming at such moment suggests the former president is still not a fan of Atiku’s candidacy although he did not expressly mention Atiku’s name in his speech..Obasanjo, who spoke on Saturday during a leadership mentoring session with selected students in Abeokuta, Ogun State, said the mistake was one he made in good faith but was saved by God.“One thing that has happened to me is that God has never disappointed me and that is very important.The event was organised by the Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship (SAGE).He made the disclosure at an event, held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, Ogun State, which featured presentations and exhibitions of some products, made by students of the participating schools.The former president, while interacting with the students during a question-and-answer session, said he had many mistakes, which he could describe as genuine mistakes in his life but God made him to overcome them.Obasanjo, in the video said, “Vice president Atiku, now candidate Atiku and soon to become President Atiku.

He said, “One of the mistakes I made was picking my number two when I wanted to become the President.Obasanjo and his former number two man, Atiku had a running battle during the build up to the 2003 elections.Advertisement “Some people thought it was a mistake for me to go into the army.But because it was a genuine mistake, God saved me.“The second one was when Abacha wanted to arrest me.The former President said, “One of the mistakes I made was picking my Number Two (referring to Atiku) when I wanted to become the President.When he wanted to arrest me, I was told by the American ambassador that they would arrest me and that America had asked that I should be given asylum.“It could have been a mistake because I could have lost my life.I said ‘No’.“The second one (mistake) was when Abacha wanted to arrest me.You have a man who has what it takes at this time for us to have a change and we need a change for the better,” the former president said.

It could have been a mistake because I could have lost my life.“I will say there are many things that could have been a mistake but God saved me from them all.Abacha wanted to arrest me, I was told by the American ambassador that they will arrest me and that America has asked that I should be given an asylum.Advertisement Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was Obasanjo’s vice-president from 1999 to 2007.”.

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atiku Wao we pray that God should give us the right person atiku None of them is good.They all betrayed Nigerian trust.Even, Obasanjo himself is guilty of bad governance.Let send all of them,OBJ, Atiku,BAT, to the place they belong.All of them must suffer political annihilation. atiku What is the fault ?

atiku Baba we all know u as president no cockroach can dare u and win, but u must give credit to whom it's due Atiku was a better player that's y I can neva condemn him bcoz an obj said he's bad that's y I want to test his experience as our president to see where he can lead us atiku And u went ahead to b petroleum minister thinking it's d highway to riches whereas left NPA for Atiku hoping it's a rag post only for u to be shocked Atiku bagged more portfolio than u at d end of unah 8yrs, d man was smarter than u hence u label him theif, u got outsmarted

atiku Oga yes we done hear u yes it was a mistake.But what exactly are u complaining about?Tell the public and bring evidence so we can use it against him.Because we dont want to elect wrong person as president again in this country. So u better talk now.Not later u will say I said it atiku If yoi really agree you made a mistakes open up ,state all what he did wrong so that those blind people that are still following him can things right,and see that Peter is peoples choice vome 2023 election.

atiku atiku OBJ maradona, you can only be trusted by fools. atiku Stop telling me this thing. Is now a past tense. Let Nigeria know the best thing for everyone. atiku Give us better backings of all this your political back bitting, or all you are saying is meaningless,

Picking Atiku as my running mate was a mistake - ObasanjoFormer President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday said one of his mistakes in life was picking former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as his running mate during the 1999 Presidential election. I thought as much... Something new Indirect saying Atiku is a bad candidate

atiku Wow are you serious? atiku Next? atiku I don’t even understand OBJ, anymore. You supported Atiku in 2019. Also stated that you’ve forgiven him. So what went wrong again , this time? atiku 😂 Oga letter confess? atiku Bola Tinubu’s real name is: Yekini Amoda Ogunlere from Iragbiji Osun state. That is what is contained in his Primary and Secondary school certificates and that’s why he has refused to tender them before INEC. ~ Jackson Ude

atiku This is the time of the Youth to take over Nigeria, take over the Country and start reposition it . APC, and PDP has failed full time, Youth should retire both Parties olamideWHC atiku You are one of the people the bring Buhari in 2015, you campaign against Goodluck and now what did you want to tell us again 😏😏😏😏abeg rest granpa...

atiku Give away will happen soon on my TL atiku We also regret voting you as a president while your Yoruba tribe rejected you. And didn't favour Atiku for picking him up as running mate because he was the elected Adamawa Governor. Atiku and all other Northern politians favoured you by help you with their money and campaigned

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Picking Atiku as my VP in 1999 was a mistake, says ObasanjoFormer President Olusegun Obasanjo says picking a running mate when he wanted to become Nigeria's president in 1999 is one of the mistakes in his life. atiku “Another term for me? No! The first person who tried it didn’t end very well.” PMB atiku Baba,e gbenu lo jor atiku This man is confused,one minute he is supporting Atiku,next minute he is saying things against him. He really shouldn't be taken serious.

atiku Sorry sir you cannot turn back the hands of time. Moreover, you are part of the current problems we are having today due to your failed third term agenda...with all due respect sir atiku Mr obasanjo becoming Obedient now is the only way to redeem your sins and showing true leadership. atiku He’s the only x I love

atiku Listen 👂 to this broadcast by MaziNnamdiKanu FreeNnamdiKanuNow atiku Official_ABAT IpobRaptureMedi atiku Really atiku NIGERIAN POLITICIANS HAVE NO VIRTUE NEITHER PEDIGREE atiku Obasanjo have completely demarketed Atiku for the PresidentialElection 2023. Only tribal sentiment can get him any vote Cox his money can't buy all Nigerian voters. We have only kwankwaso n PeterObi4President left. Sad story for him though!!

atiku It was also a mistake voted him (OBJ) to power in 1999. He introduced 'money bags politics' and 'political corruption'. atiku Once again the elders has spoken, 'Not Under My Watch' He who have Ears should Hear. PDP ti jokodo already b4 d game started. atiku 3rd term and President for life Atiku stop is still paining this old man.

15 Years After, Obasanjo, Atiku Rekindle Old RivalryAtiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party for the 2023 election served as Obasanjo’s Vice President between 1999 and 2007. removing u out of prison and making u A president was A mistake also ATIKU deed well he stop your 3rd term agenda i will vote for him 2023 insha ALLAH When one thinks Deputy betrayed him and work against him...either succeed or failed; one can't forget. This 'old rivalry' is always rekindled after party primaries and on the eve of Nigeria Presidential elections. When will it end?

atiku Papa God bless you but you have to do more. We Obidiently ask you to do more atiku Even you to become a president it's a mistake! atiku But he better that Ur Tininmbu & Gudluck. atiku Feeding 200 million Nigerians for 300years...convert that expenses in monetary value atiku This old man is afraid if atiku becomes President he will pay so much

atiku Atiku is our choice 2023. atiku Lol 😀 you are just disturbing your self over nothing. atiku Picking atiku as your running mate was a mistake for you but a blessing for us to be very honest. He stopped your bid for third term and you don't seem to forgive him for that noble deed. Infact, thats the one reason I respect and Love atiku

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I made mistake when picking running mate – ObasanjoFormer President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday, said he made two mistakes which included the choice of his number two ahead of 1999 presidential election. Yes. You need to ask for our forgiveness Somehow this old man thinks his opinion still matter Ur just realizing it now? All of una are the same

atiku Without Atiku Nigeria would have been like Camaroun with Paul Biya. He stood up for democracy and single handedly denied Obasanjo a chance of realizing 3rd Term in office. You can't take away that credit from him. atiku But atiku sponsor your first election abi?yes or no? atiku Atiku is a mistake, and will always be a mistake that should be avoided by any person that is not a thief.

atiku INEC should check their records and see if any candidate has made a submission that is conflicting with what they submitted in the past. atiku Yeah. ATIKU is too sound to be a VP. voteatiku4president atiku Sahara reporters have been foolish all the time, why don't you conclude what he said, instead u pick the part u interested-in.

atiku Vawualence😂😂😂 atiku Whatever Obasanjo said is not true, he's a politician. atiku All of them are correct including you OBJ EndNigeriaNowToSaveLives FreeMaziNnamdiKanu atiku I don't want Atiku to be Prez bcos he's very corrupt. I won't blindly believe Obasanjo bcos he also very corrupt. But there's 1 thing Atiku did that I like - he was against Obj's illegal 3rd term bid, that's why Obj hates him. APC & PDP are bad 4 Naija. Vote 4 a change vote 4 PO.

I made mistake while picking my vice in 1999 – ObasanjoFormer President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed that he made a mistake while picking his vice when he ruled as a civilian head of state in 1999. Obasanjo Who send u old liar These days if you want to start a conversation just shout 'This Nigeria self'.. then relax others will take it from there!😂🤣😅 😂😂😂..

atiku Mr Reno omokri, Ex-President Obasanjo said picking atiku as his Running mate was a mistake. What do you have to tell us. Do you know atiku more than his boss. atiku In 1999, Atiku had won Governorship election in Adamawa State. The South West rejected OBJ and adopted Olu Falae. The South East was bitter over the rejection of Alex Ekwueme as PDP candidate. Atiku was brought in to solicit Northern support to the ticket. OBJ is shameless.

atiku Nice one atiku OBJ and Atiku don't have any problem other than political differences. Firstly, PDP Governors wanted to replace OBJ with Atiku in their 2nd term when OBJ was trying to replace him as his VP and secondly, when he tacitly opposed OBJ third term when it was obviously indicated. atiku Maybe , probably, that same atiku would av been his vice for his selfish 3rd term ambition. Atiku was a mistake and what did u do about it? U heading d whole of 9ja and using a mistake as ur vice, the problem started with u but it will come to pass.

atiku That 3rd term dey pain Baba gan atiku What's subtle about this one now? atiku ....Neither do Nigeria regret having you as a Democratic president. 🤷‍♀️🤧🚶‍♀️ atiku Man sometimes don't know mistake until it's made atiku Sahara reporters Obasanjo did not reject PDP stop lying. Baba was saying in that interview that there are somethings he regretted in life which is picking his own vice by himself is one of those.

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atiku Obasanjo never diverted a kobo abi? atiku Obasanjo has an obsessive-compulsive, 'Atikulated' disorder. He cant keep his eyes, ears, mouth or hands off anything Atiku. Sadly, each time we have listened to Obj, we have turned out worse for it. Didn't he sell Buhari to us? Maybe we take the opposite route and try Atiku.

atiku What exactly did Atiku do? Sad we don’t have people documenting all this for posterity. It will be good to read them up. atiku Obasanjo rejected PDP' s presidential candidate because he is OBIdient. atiku Oolusegun_obj, medicine after death. atiku Says who was given presidential ticket on a platter. 🤡 🤡🤡

atiku dino_melaye do u gerrit? atiku As long as obasanjo lives he has lost his relevance since 2015... So baba just keep quiet 😶 make we see front ur opinion doesn't matter anymore ancestor atiku Don't regret it just ask your Yoruba people to vote for Mr Peter Obi, PDP &APC party members should not waste their time voting for Tinubu&Atiku. Just vote 4 Mr Peter Obi has all the certificates & qualifications & even 4 Banks are under him till date. Vote for Mr Peter Obi

atiku Someone should tell this man to rest He’s the cause of what ever we are suffering today. okay

atiku atiku With due respect sir, why are u telling us atiku Obj were bin one 3term for office after that him for say 6term 😀 Start from ur self Till now u are having ur own share from all the recharge cards loaded wit Mtn line. Where do u belong to sir? atiku Obasanjo can't be wrong as he is a powerful observer?

atiku Drag him baba, drag him for us 👏🏿👏🏿👏🏿 atiku The old man should go and hide his face in shame. A man without integrity and audacious hatred atiku atiku Let it slide sir, moreover you put us all in this state of distaste atiku Now you've seen the handwriting on the wall concerning Peter Obi's mandate and you won't campaign for him for a better Nigeria, you're seriously condemning Atiku, what about Tinubu's profile? Please allow the youths to choose wisely.

atiku The same Atiku that some are regarding to as mentor and elder brother. Make una weldone, i come in peace. soworeforpresident

atiku A distractor. A Corn and confused man. atiku He has always rejected him and we know why.. God used Atiku and co to frustrate and stop his third term agenda. atiku The same Atiku was one of those who made you president. That was also the reason you didn't hesitate to nominate him as running mate. I learnt so long ago that you never forgive.

atiku Sorry to say this, you are also part of the problem Nigerians are facing today. You campaigned against Goodluck Jonathan because he refused to fulfill your obligations, then you asked Nigerians to vote for Buhari for change which the change is now affecting the economy. atiku The most unpatriotic president in recent time after good luck Ebele Jonathan and the most corrupt vice president since the coming of civilian rule. The other has ready finish his own while the otherone will never rule this country again INSHALLAHU

atiku Always channeling his failure to Atiku, chooses a wrong vp as u said, deliberately run second term with same person as ur choice! now u are telling us it was a mistake, how? U always talk as if Atiku was the president, why was he running d affairs of the nation? Where were u? atiku First term may be a mistake but the second term means you see clearly yet when ahead.

wolix1759 atiku Baba is still pained he didn’t get that 3rd term!! Go nd rest atiku Nigeria is in deep shit now, we don’t want looters in power again. Just imagine $145m only one person? Not even living Nigeria as opposition but every 4 years return to become Nigeria president. atiku All of u na mistakes, so don't put blames on atiku because it's not candidate.

atiku If OBJ have the will power right now, east will get the presidency. But I see the northerner are not taking advice any longer since the moment this govt. He know the game they are playing and he see they don't have the good will of the people of nigeria at heart atiku Make this Baba rest abeg atiku Are we supposed to be listening to this man at this stage of our current predicaments? He is one of Nigeria's problems to say the truth! What part did he play to see that the good governance he enjoyed is sustained in the country? HE SABOTAGED HIS PARTY FOR THE APC PARTY! Mtchew!

atiku Congratulations Bro atiku It wasn't a mistake sir, rather you needed the north to support you because you already know that the northerners are very influential when it comes to election atiku Atiku right now 🙄 atiku Atiku's betrayal attitude defines OBJ's statement. He was among that brought Buhari into power calming is the turn for the North, and now is time for the South he was the first to buy PDP Presidential ticket and so destroying the PDP & their zoning arrangement He wants 16ys P T N

atiku Atiku in the mud atiku Baba still Dey drag Atiku atiku OBJ is in a serious tug of war with himself and honesty. Please Baba, fix yourself first. Tell us about the billions on light. Again, you had no hand in you being the presidential candidate of the PDP in 1999. U were rather picked together with Atiku so stop the attack on him.

atiku Yes is true OBJ always come out like this so what is PDP candidate is not the right become a president of Nigeria already when atiku Abubakar visited OBJ will be endorsed him as a Nigeria president we as a youth we have to know who will be next president of 🇳🇬 atiku We don't want Mr mistake any longer

atiku If talks with Kwankwaso fails, PeterObi should consider ShehuSani , a former senator. atiku atiku We have no reason to be part of a British contraption called Nigeria. Fulani can't live peacefully with any of us. We don't want them in our land. They all have usman dan fodio jihadist DNA in them. Join the agitation now. YorubaNationNow BiafraExit EndNigeriaNowToSaveLives

atiku ATIKU is corruption personified atiku I can’t say who’s worse among you. atiku They brought you out from prison old man. You were never the one who picked Atiku as running mate. Those who brought you merged you with him. atiku You’re all the same Baba. atiku The sage has started to speak with both sides of the mouth again. Stomach Alleviation is in process...

atiku Make this one dey one place atiku Stop making noise ok 1999 has long been history.. No dey Bobo us when both of you dey share money atiku Good morning good people of twitter pls who can assist me with a little token to cook for today my beads business has been very slow lately no sales just need it most importantly bcos of my son

atiku O ti late atiku Why atiku Make this old man rest, y’all selfish, your werey was eyeing third term you wanted to turn yourself into Nigeria Mugabe atiku The old fools in Nigeria don't have Reincarnation Insurance and Resurrection Insurance. I like how Nigerian Fools are Dying without Transfiguration Insurance, Reincarnation Insurance and Resurrection Insurance. I want Nigeria to be Sold/Colonized.

atiku Atiku really do obj strong thing ..chai ..man never forget and forgive.VotePeterObiForPresident2023 atiku Picking Nigeria as a country was my genetical mistake atiku Not like he has any relevance 😂😂

atiku Y’all making things easy for Peter Obi atiku Baba is still angry because Atiku was the main Obstacle to his third term ambition and Atiku too desperately wanted to be president at that time even till now. All of una dey Md atiku this man should stop taunting Atiku fgs atiku This man lost his brain 🧠 for years.

atiku Hmm something is really cooking up 🤔 atiku He will endorse him again no be Obasanjo ? atiku Truth is coming out in details. Clear more road for PO Labour Party