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MY CRITICISMS ARE MEANT TO KEEP LEADERS ON THEIR TOES- OBASANJO

 Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that his criticism of government is to keep leaders on their toes.

He was reacting to the admonition of the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, who appealed to him to cease fighting political leaders, especially President Muhammadu Buhari.

The monarch Said this  in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, at a lecture organised to mark Obasanjo’s 82nd birthday.

Gbadebo recommended that it would be  of benefit to the country, if Obasanjo would instead be a consultant and an adviser on national issues.

In response to the Alake, the former president explained that in any democratic setting, everyone is free to criticise a policy, government or leader and that is exactly what he had been doing for the benefit of the country.

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Oba Gbadebo stated that everyone knows he  was a staff officer under General Buhari, so each time Obasanjo criticises his  boss, he would  tell him.

According to the Alake, the former president has won many battles for Nigeria. And  has been fighting all the way. He has fought for the peace of this country more than anyone. Those who are talking about three terms should check their mathematics because he has gone beyond.

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