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Obasanjo, the big masquerade of my re – election- Amosun

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Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun has acknowledged the immense role of ex – President Olusegun Obasanjo in his re – election success.

Amosun who was appreciating the people of the state for their support that ensured the success of his first term tenure as well as the re – election at the polls last April 11, described Obasanjo as the “big masquerade” whose support brought much goodwill to him(Amosun).

The Governor spoke while addressing thousands of supporters at the MKO Abiola International stadium, Abeokuta, shortly after his inauguration for another round of four years.

He said Obasanjo deserved a special mention and commendation.

Obasanjo whose name elicited deafening ovation when Amosun mentioned him for commendation, was not at the stadium but his wife, Mrs Bola Obasanjo, was in attendance.

Amosun said:”but, as Yoruba use to say, that Egun Nla lo n gbe yin Igbale ( the big masquerade is the last at the shrine) let me specially appreciated our Baba, former President, Baba Olusegun Obasanjo” he could not finished his remarks before the crowd went into frenzy.

“He could not be here, because he is in Abuja, but, we have his wife; our mother with us here. I say you are recognized Mama.”

The political relationship between Obasanjo and Amosun was rekindled following what the former President openly admitted as the Governor’s impressive performance in the areas of infrastural development, urban renewal, palpable security, clean and safer environment of Ogun state

Also, the Director General of the Sen. Ibikunle Amosun Campaign Organization during the 2015 electioneering period, Chief Bode Mustapha, lauded Obasanjo for the Amosun re – election.

“In Yorubaland, we always respect and appreciate elders who stand and hold on to the truth. Despite being in different political party, Baba never hidden his admiration for the wonderful performance of the governor.

“He is not sentimental about the positive rebuilding mission in the state, and that is Obasanjo for you. So, for the people of Ogun state to have given him that cheers, it is a lesson for all that there is always reward for everything,” Mustapha said.

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