Politics 2015: Obasanjo Won’t Campaign For Jonathan – Top Aide -Leadership



The relationship between President Goodluck Jonathan and former president Olusegun Obasanjo is still frosty: the latter has vowed not to campaign for his estranged godson.

Obasanjo appears set to throw up a twin challenge to President Jonathan, both within and outside the ruling Peoples Democratic Party. LEADERSHIP Sunday was told that he would back Jigawa State governor Sule Lamido to challenge the president at the primaries, and, if that fails, he is said to have perfected plans to support the presidential aspiration of Kano State governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso under the platform of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC).

Checks conducted by LEADERSHIP Sunday showed that the leaders of the PDP in the southwest have even stopped discussing anything that has to do with the party and the next year’s election with the former president because his body language has shown that he is no more with the party “at least for now”.

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