2019 presidency: Oshiomhole attacks Obasanjo, other ex-generals over Buhari’s re-election

The National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshomole, has attacked some retired military generals in the country.

Oshiomhole said that they should stop playing God, adding that the future of the country and Nigerians do not belong to them.

The former Edo State Governor alleged that some retired generals were doing everything possible to stop President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid.

He, however, noted that the future of Nigeria was in the hands of the Nigerian masses.

The former Labour union leader spoke in Minna, Niger State on Saturday during the party Presidential Campaign held at the Trade Fair complex.

He recalled that Buhari was toppled in 1985 after six months in office and was imprisoned for three and half years because of his stand against corruption, stressing that “the same people are saying that Buhari should not do eight years.”

Oshiomhole added, “Many of the retired Generals are ganging up against President Buhari, that he will not do eight years while they did more than eight years. These ex-generals can not decide for Nigerians.

“I remember they did it before in the past but this time, the plan will not work. The future of Nigeria is not in the hands of retired generals or former heads of state. It is in the hands of the general people.”

The APC chairman further alleged that former president Olusegun Obasanjo was working with the opposition PDP Presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to rig the elections, stating that “everywhere PDP goes; they are saying the elections will be rigged. I think we need to play those videos of where Obasanjo and Atiku said that election must be do-or-die affair in this country.”