Controversy trails Obasanjo’s visit to Tinubu in Lagos

The visit of former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday to the first lady Senator Oluremi Tinubu in Lagos has sparked alot of controversy online.

The first lady’s spokesperson Busola Kukoyi had shared a photo of the visit on social media, stating that Obasanjo came to felicitate Mrs Tinubu on the occasion of the Sallah celebration.

She wrote: “Former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and the First Lady of the Federal of Nigeria Senator Oluremi Tinubu after receiving the Former President who came felicitating on the Sallah Celebration on Monday 17th June.”

Mrs Tinubu also shared a photo of the visit on her own social media pages.

Obasanjo’s visit comes days after he was seen wearing a cap many believe bore Tinubu’s broken shackles insignia.

The visit sparked concerns among some netizens who noted that the former Nigerian leader may have joined President Bola Tinubu’s camp after initially pledging support for Peter Obi during the 2023 general elections.

See reactions below:

Saidu Imran  wrote: “Olusegun Obasanjo was once an Igbo man from Anambra state on this app.The desperation for validation of this fraudulent government has made too many intellectuals appear as what they truly are… absolutely dumb people. They now celebrate random pictures.”

Chigozirim Aliyu Emeakayi wrote: “Doyin Okupe has left Obidiots behind. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is currently dinning with Sen. Oluremi Tinubu with Asiwaju’s cap in his pocket. My source says Kenneth Okonkwo is next.”

Jagun Labi  wrote: “Days after wearing the Tinubu cap President Olusegun Obasanjo visits Remi Tinubu. Peter Obi and Obidients were used to reduce Atiku’s votes in the last election. 2+2 is 4. If you don’t use your brain in Nigeria we will use it for you. 2027 is another year.”

Aliyu wrote: “After wearing the Asiwaju cap two days ago, today, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo met with the first lady, Oluremi Tinubu. Ladies and Gentlemen, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is now a corn farmer. My condolences to all obidiots.”

Joe Best wrote; “Baba knew ASIWAJU won the election, but the children of perdition will still cry seven more years.”


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