Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has taken a swipe at politicians who use other people's children as political "thugs" while shielding theirs from trouble. Obasanjo, who made the call in London, also called on politicians to make amendments to the laws and party structures to enhance the access of young people to political office.
Obasanjo Urges Politicians to Stop Using Youth As Political Thugs
Premium Times, 14 November 2018
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on Nigerian politicians to stop using the young people as thugs during elections. He also called on politicians to make amendments to… Read more »
Former president Olusegun Obasanjo.
Obasanjo to Politicians - Stop Using Youths As Thugs
Daily Trust, 15 November 2018
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday asked politicians to stop using youths as thugs. Read more »
Obasanjo Accuses State Govts of Stealing Funds
This Day, 13 November 2018
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday came hard on state governors who were opposed to local government autonomy, accusing them of stealing the councils' funds. Read more »
Use Only Your Children As Thugs, Obasanjo Warns Politicians
Guardian, 15 November 2018
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has taken a swipe at politicians who use other people's children as thugs while shielding theirs from trouble. Read more »
States Yet to Sign Local Govt's Autonomy Bill Are People's Enemy - Obasanjo
Leadership, 12 November 2018
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described state governments still opposing the Local Government autonomy Bill already passed by the National Assembly as enemies of the… Read more »
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