I left PDP because Fayose was abusing me – Obasanjo


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday, imputed his past dissociation from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to vitriol outgoing Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose was pouring on him while in the party.

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Obasanjo in a veiled comment made this known at his country home in Abuja when he received in audience a 21-man team, led by the National Chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus, Punch reported.

Giving a behind-the-scene account of what transpired at the meeting, the paper said it gathered from informed source that the former President who is now romancing PDP having fallen out with President Muhammadu Buhari led-government and the leadership of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, blamed Fayose and PDP past leadership for calling time on the opposition party in the past.

“He said he decided to leave because the governor was abusing him and we refused to caution him. He said the governor was also mobilising people to remove him as the chairman of the BoT. He said he decided to leave when we didn’t do anything about these,” it quoted the source as saying.

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