We saved Obasanjo from being removed as president –Gowon Nigeria
Gowon said Obasanjo was able to complete his tenure because he and other prominent Nigerians convinced then-Speaker, House of Representatives, Ghali Na’Abba, and then-Senate President, Pius Anyim, to let peace reign.
Gowon said his action was informed by the need to save Obasanjo’s successors from embarrassments by the legislature.
“This is because if we had allowed them to impeach the President at that time of our democracy, no President in Nigeria would escape being harassed. So, I thank you very much for listening to us.
“As his Commander-In-Chief during the Nigerian crisis of 1967 to 1970, I found his scorecard commendable; he fought gallantly, courageously.”
On his part, the guest lecturer and a former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, lamented that after 20 years of democracy in Nigeria, there were still agitations across the country.Read more: The Punch Newspapers
Ur people r dying o u can’t even save them Gowon said he wanted an indivisible country, was it by supervising the pogrom of 1966 that led to the civil war? What an irony! Talk about yourself Please is this the current evil trend in the country? Why can't he condemn the current act of herdsmen or is he trying to divert Nigeria current opinion.
But he's still more relevant than you. Make we hear word pls Preventing him is a great disaster because this is a man by virtue of his personal interest make us have six staggered elections at the state level. You don't say 🤔🤔🤔🤔
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We begged Na’Abba, Anyim not to impeach Obasanjo – Gowon – Daily TrustFormer president, General Yakubu Gowon (rtd) said they begged the former speaker of House of Representatives, Ghali Umar Na’Abba and former Senate President, Pius Anyim, not to impeach former President Olusegun Obasanjo, in other to sustain democracy in the country and save his successors from suffering same fate. Gowon, who spoke at the inaugural public … ‘...In order to sustain democracy...’ in deed. See you, see sustained democracy. Are you not ashamed that you pleaded to subvert democratic justice? The height of selfishness and myopic reasoning. Shouldn’t have, see the mess we are in today? You did what you did to sustain one Nigeria in 1967, you again begged them to conceal evil, crime & corruption in other to sustain democracy, are we enjoying the democracy today? What are you?
Fasoranti’s daughter: We must find solution to all acts of insecurity – ObasanjoBring in Atiku, that's the solution the solution is staring at us all. we just need some persons to activate it and all these senseless killing will be stopped permanently. Only when we call criminals as criminal not other tribes men. Indeed, when we treat criminals as criminals, not as members of my tribe