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Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by sarrki(m): 5:19pm On Jul 09, 2017
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Aare Afe Babalola, has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as the best President Nigeria ever had.

Babalola said the Obasanjo, who had a rare opportunity to lead the nation three times, first as Military Head of State in the late 70s and twice elected president from 1999 to 2007, was known to him to be “a very energetic, strong-willed, and stubborn person.”



“He is difficult to persuade but he is a progressive man. He never became a professor but he knows better than most professors. He is a highly talented man and he is the best president Nigeria ever had.”

The Founder and President of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, made the remarks while receiving members of the Yoruba Patriots Group, who nominated him to be their patron.

According to him, it was Obasanjo’s efforts in supporting UNESCO during his tenure that has helped in repositioning education properly in this country.

Speaking about the objectives of the group, its Publicity Secretary, Segun Adewale, said it was formed in 2005 by progressive Yoruba people who desired progress and unity for the nation.

“We felt that the way the Yoruba nation is being relegated to the background within the commonwealth of Nigeria is not acceptable.

“What we intend to do is a legacy that would survive us. And to do this we are consulting with established Yoruba men who love the nation and who have the knowledge and have made serious sacrifices to make Yoruba number one in the world.

“Aare Afe Babalola is one of them. This is why we consult with him to get a template that would make Yoruba the most economically developed nation in Africa.”

Speaking on the agenda of the group, Babalola said he supported the YPG for Yorubas to have their rightful place.

“The kind of restructuring that is needed in Nigeria is one that would give autonomy for each ethnic nationalities to manage itself in all areas of economy, education, power and others with the exception of geographical expression,” he said.

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Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by Esseite: 5:22pm On Jul 09, 2017
On what basis really? .. the 3rd term he aspired for?
Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by Nobody: 5:23pm On Jul 09, 2017
Jonathan is the best among a pack of very poor leaders
Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by sarrki(m): 5:23pm On Jul 09, 2017
I kind of agree with you sire

Mesu for don hear weeeen had it mean is baba obj
Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by sarrki(m): 5:25pm On Jul 09, 2017
Esseite:
On what basis really? .. the 3rd term he aspired for?

Baba economic policies speaks for him

His doggedness in fighting corruption stands out

He unites every Nigeria than any president

He paid our Paris debt
Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by sarrki(m): 5:26pm On Jul 09, 2017
krendo:
Jonathan is the best among a pack of very poor leaders

Gej is one of the worst

That's just the truth

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Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by Nobody: 5:27pm On Jul 09, 2017
Yar dua is the best president but they killed him because of their wickedness
Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by Ken4Christ: 5:27pm On Jul 09, 2017
He is about the worst. Naira Dollar exchange rate was about 22 Naira to a dollar when he assumed office in 1999 but by the time he was living office exchange rate was 125 Naira to a dollar. His economic policy contributed to the fall of the naira.
Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by dolphinife: 5:27pm On Jul 09, 2017
Why wouldn't you say that when you were OBJ and FG official Lawyer throughout his 8 years period....


Afe made all his money during OBJ...money so much he built a university out of it.....rubbish

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Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by Esseite: 5:34pm On Jul 09, 2017
sarrki:


Baba economic policies speaks for him

His doggedness in fighting corruption stands out

He unites every Nigeria than any president

He paid our Paris debt


Economic policy... he initiated democratic economic policies, not like we had any alternative coming from a military regime..

Fight on corruption: by carrying sacks of money to HOR and senate for bribery?

Unites every Nigerian: by blowing up udi and riverine areas in the SS despite drawing the nations wealth from them?

Paid our paris debt: it could have been waived for a new government coming out of military rule with the right arguments. Also taking note that Abdulsalam left an empty treasury while we had to start from scratch, nations did that to encourage us. Can our debts be waived now?

He did good in his own capacity, OBASANJO WAS SUPPOSED TO BE THE MANDELA OF NIGERIA, HE RUINED IT THROUGH GREED and to top it off... he was addicted to power and never wanted to leave. He is till date still in the background of every government.

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Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by yarimo(m): 5:44pm On Jul 09, 2017
AFE BABALOLA you have spoken well may God guide you sir, meanwhile NNAMDI KANU and his mumu zombie IPOBIANS right now

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Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by DieBuhari: 5:49pm On Jul 09, 2017
Obasanjo ruled Nigeria for 12 years out of 57 since independence, the longest of any president.

He is the biggest symbol of the zoo's failure.
Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by Ehiscotch(m): 5:49pm On Jul 09, 2017
I don't know if he is the best but all I know is GEJ has been the worst we have had, "PEJ would have been a better president"
Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by sarrki(m): 5:53pm On Jul 09, 2017
DieBuhari:
Obasanjo ruled Nigeria for 12 years out of 57 since independence, the longest of any president.

He is the biggest symbol of the zoo's failure.


Only bonafide Nigerians are allowed to comment

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Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by DieBuhari: 5:54pm On Jul 09, 2017
sarrki:



Only bonafide Nigerians are allowed to comment

Yoruba Muslim
Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by Emekamex(m): 5:55pm On Jul 09, 2017
Lies

Yar Adua was the best president by far. He maintained a stable economy and also provided peace to the Niger Delta, after Obasanjo tried to bring conflict in that region.

He also was fair in distribution of appointments amongst regions. Nigeria would have been better if the subsequent presidents after him tried to better his efforts.
Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by sarrki(m): 5:56pm On Jul 09, 2017
Emekamex:
Lies

Yar Adua was the best president by far. He maintained a stable economy and also provided peace to the Niger Delta, after Obasanjo tried to bring conflict in that region.

He also was fair in distribution of appointments amongst regions. Nigeria would have been better if the subsequent presidents after him tried to better his efforts.

So its not Gej again?

Like leaders like followers

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Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by Nobody: 5:57pm On Jul 09, 2017
But now Brother Ayo is the best gov ever?
Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by Oladimejyy(m): 6:10pm On Jul 09, 2017
Emekamex:
Lies

Yar Adua was the best president by far. He maintained a stable economy and also provided peace to the Niger Delta, after Obasanjo tried to bring conflict in that region.

He also was fair in distribution of appointments amongst regions. Nigeria would have been better if the subsequent presidents after him tried to better his efforts.
An igbo guy praising a northerner...
Truely,truely igbos are Hausa slave
Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by Emekamex(m): 6:13pm On Jul 09, 2017
sarrki:


So its not Gej again?

Like leaders like followers


It is quite foolish to tag every Igbo person you see as GEJ supporters. I do not have time to engage in tribal/party bash; I am just stating the simple truth about the competency of our past leaders.
Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by Emekamex(m): 6:16pm On Jul 09, 2017
Oladimejyy:
An igbo guy praising a northerner...
Truely,truely igbos are Hausa slave

Whatever strokes your ego. It does not change my opinions.
Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by Alariwo2: 6:19pm On Jul 09, 2017
Honestly!

Olusegun Obasanjo remains the greatest leader Nigeria ever had. He did so much to better the lives of Nigerians in his own little way and we'll forever be grateful to him for that.

A leader with foresight not like the unfortunate thief we had from Otueke. How I wish he was able to fix electricity. It is well sha
Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by eposho: 6:21pm On Jul 09, 2017
sarrki:


Baba economic policies speaks for him

His doggedness in fighting corruption stands out

He unites every Nigeria than any president

He paid our Paris debt

Story.
The worst among the worst.
A missed opportunity.
Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by Nobody: 7:59pm On Jul 09, 2017
yarimo:
AFE BABALOLA you have spoken well may God guide you sir, meanwhile NNAMDI KANU and his mumu zombie IPOBIANS right now

Re: Obasanjo Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Afe Babalola by swagagolic01(m): 9:02pm On Jul 09, 2017
That's the fool opinion, my own opinion is that a dead Buhari presidency is better than the miserable 8 years of that stupid AfonjA called obj

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