- A group of women in Lagos state protested against Olusegun Obasanjo
- The women accused the former president of attacking President Muhammadu Buhari unjustly
- They called on the former president to stop speaking out against the president
Hundreds of women under the aegis of Africa Women Arise for Change Network stormed Freedom Park, Ojota, Lagos to protest against former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, whom they accused of attacking President Muhammadu Buhari.
The protest came during an event tagged “The Freedom Rally for One Nigeria” have women carrying placards and protesting against the former president, Daily Trust reports.
The group’s executive director, Josephine Okpara said: “We are for progress and development under President Buhari. It is something we want to continue. But unfortunately, those that have truncated the fortunes of the country want to be allowed to keep sabotaging the country.
“Most tragically but unsurprisingly, a former president, Dr. Olusegun Obasanjo, is the arrowhead of this misguided group. He has used the pedestal of the esteemed office he once occupied as a platform to launch attacks on a government that has succeeded in delivering to Nigerians what he failed to deliver in the eight years he led the country and things his party was not been able to deliver in the sixteen years it held Nigeria hostage.
“Had Obasanjo and his party laid the right foundation for Nigeria, the country would by now be past the stage where the present government has to begin building the nation afresh from the ground up.”
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NAIJ.com earlier reported that a civil society organisation has accused a former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, of being Nigeria's number one enemy.
The group, Coalition for Change in Nigeria while reacting to various remarks by the former president on the political space said the elder statesman has succeded in turning himself against the people of Nigeria.
CFCN said Obasanjo reportedly ran the country as an imperial emperor is now vocal against the current government.
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