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Even if Association of Angry Old Men refuses to vote Buhari, he’ll get 95% of votes – Tinubu tells Obasanjo



The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress , Bola Tinubu, has described ex – President Olusegun Obasanjo as one of the “ expired leaders ” that should have retired to his Ota Farm and remain quiet .He boasted that if the association of persons he described as “ angry old men ” refuses to vote Buhari , he ’ ll still get 95 % of votes .

Speaking at Ramat Square Complex , Maiduguri , Borno State on Monday during President Muhammadu Buhari’ s presidential campaign , Tinubu said , “ It is unfortunate that expired leaders like Olusegun Obasanjo is ranting and lying . Don ’ t trust him .

“ We are sweeping all the cobwebs of corruption away with broom out of Nigeria . Ota Farm should be enough a retirement place for Obasanjo . ”

Delving into the 16 – year administration of the Peoples Democratic Party , Tinubu said , “ Who among Nigerians will recall how the PDP government under Obasanjo had been notorious for rigging elections.

“ No government has upheld the tenets of democracy like the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.

“ We asked for the recognition of June 12 from Obasanjo , he refused ; but President Muhammadu Buhari, as an honest man with integrity , heard our cry and recognised June 12 .

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“ Even if the Forum of Association of Angry Old Men refuses to vote for Buhari, we will give him 95 percent votes . ”

In his speech at the campaign , APC chairman , Comrade Adams Oshiomhole , said Obasanjo ’ s “ attack ” was done “ out of frustration ” when he said that the South -South which used to be the stronghold of PDP had “ caught the Buhari fever . ”

He said Obasanjo was “ unsettled ” when he saw what happened in Delta State during the APC campaign there , and “ hurriedly went to the toilet for five times due to running stomach. ”

Oshiomhole asaid : “ The people writing epistle now watched how money meant for security was appropriated by not only the PDP but Generals.

“ Under their watch , over 20 local government areas of Borno State was taken over by the Boko Haram terrorists before the coming of President Muhammadu Buhari .

“ Today , no matter what they want to say , there is no local government where Boko Haram is hoisting their flag . All the 27 local government areas of Borno have been liberated by APC government. ”

When the turn of the Director General of Buhari / Osinbajo Campaign Organisation and the Minister of Transport , Rotimi Amaechi , came , he said that under the PDP government, his security details were withdrawn as a result of “ impunity . ”

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He added that due to the PDP ’ s “ rigging formula , ” votes did not count in South South during election , and that election results were based on party’ s wishes .

In his remarks , the Borno State governor , Kashim Shettima , assured President Muhammadu Buhari of over two million votes from Borno State.

“ We in Borno don’ t know any other party than the APC . Allah brought President Muhammadu Buhari to deliver people of Borno from the hands of our oppressors .

“ By the grace of Allah , come February 16 th , 2019 , if we are not the first highest voters for you , we will be the second . ”

President Muhammadu Buhari who addressed the crowd in Hausa thanked them for their support and restated the commitment of his administration to the fight against corruption , insecurity, and improvement of the economy if re – elected .