Just few weeks after his explosive letter asking President Buhari not to
seek re-election in 2019, former president Olusegun Obasanjo has once
again asked President Buhari to fight the corruption on his nose.
He said this during an interview with German International Broadcasting outlet, Deutsche Welle.
said the fight against corruption cannot be executed when there is
corruption within the corridors of power. He said the anti-corruption
campaign by the present administration has been marred by people in
President Buhari’s inner circles.
He said if he was the
president, “I would make sure people in charge of anti-corruption
institutions are people of integrity. There is no point in fighting
corruption beyond you and you have corruption on your nose.”
his newly formed movement, Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM), the
former president said the movement will truly help Nigerians to move
away from the old order of politics and into a new age where the
interests of the citizens are truly represented.
for Nigeria) is not an old wine in a new bottle, but a new wine in a new
bottle. I will not stand in the way of that movement if it decides to
become a party. But in that case, I will withdraw.” he said.