We need a character like El-Rufai in Nigeria – Olusegun Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has stated that the nation needs a character like governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State.

Speaking as a special guest at the Kaduna State Executive Council meeting on Wednesday, Obasanjo expressed delight in El-Rufai’s style of governance especially in giving roles to women.

Speaking on the cabinet El-Rufai operates in Kaduna, Obasanjo stated that it is a reflection of a mini-Nigeria which is doing well in restoring the past glory of Kaduna as a melting point of all Nigerians. He also revealed that El-Rufai, who served under his administration as Minister of FCT, was “one of the best persons to work with, he is a near-genius.”

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“We need a character like this, a man that you know where you stand with him. “Any job given to him will be well done,’’ Obasanjo said, adding that the people of Kaduna state now “have a good leader to work with.”

Describing his visit to Kaduna, Obasanjo stated that it was a homecoming because he built his first house in the state when he served at the Mogadishu Army Battalion between 1959 and 1967.

In response, El-Rufai described Obasanjo as a mentor whom he learnt many skills from in regards to public service during his time as a minister under his administration.

We need a character like El-Rufai in Nigeria – Olusegun Obasanjo

Asegg Adeniyi

Asegg Adeniyi, writes entertainment and national news on Kemi Filani News . A passionate writer who loves to disseminate informative reports on topics bordering on celebrities, lifestyle, sports and politics. With aspirations to reach the top. Loves football and epic movies set in the medieval times. Email: [email protected] Tel: +2348061000090 Address: 13 Akonwonjo, Egbeda, Lagos, Nigeria

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