Political analyst Deji Adeyanju has said former President Olusegun Obasanjo wanted a power shift to the Southern part of the country but couldn’t stand the All Progressive Congress standard bearer, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
Adeyanju alleged that that’s why Obasanjo was trying to get some members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to work with Labour Party presidential candidate Peter Obi.
He stated this while reacting to the meeting between Obasanjo, Obi, Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo and Governor Okezie Ikpeazu Abia State in London, United Kingdom.
KEMI FILANI NEWS had reported that the politicians met for yet-to-be-identified reasons in London. Many speculated that the meeting could not be unconnected with the 2023 presidential election.
Reacting to the meeting, In a tweet, the activist said Obasanjo wanted a power shift to the Southern part of the country but can’t stand Tinubu.
He wrote: “OBJ meets Obi & PDP Govs in London.
“Like I said a few days ago, Obj is supporting Obi and trying to get some PDP people to work for him but many of them are scamming Baba.
“OBJ’s position is that power must go back to the South and nothing else but he can’t stand Tinubu.”
This publication also reported that Adeyanju said Obasanjo is supporting the former Anambra State governor to become Nigeria’s president in 2023.
He added that Obi would not win the 2023 presidential election despite Obasanjo’s support.