By AUSTIN OWOICHO, Abuja
The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former President Olusegun Obasanjo rose from a two hours meeting and resolved to join forces to rescue our nation from her current misrule.
Led by the party’s National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, the PDP leadership comprising of members of the National Working Committee and leaders of the PDP Board of Trustees (BOT) met with Chief Obasanjo in his Abeokuta Hilltop residence on Saturday.
During the meeting, the leaders agreed that mistakes were made in the past for which the leadership of the PDP tendered apologies to the former President.
The former President, who received the apology with a Yoruba proverb that one does not hand over his child’s waist band to an enemy just because the band did not fit the child’s waist, further expressed his preparedness to fight for the course of nationhood while assuring that Nigeria’s glory would be restored.
Chief Obasanjo also promised to join forces with other well-meaning leaders in the country to stop the nation’s current drift into anarchy.
Earlier, PDP National Chairman, Prince Secondus hailed the commitment of the former President towards the development and stability of the nation.
He recalled the sacrifices made by Chief Obasanjo towards the nation both as a military and civilian leader and urged him not to give up at this crucial time.
Prince Secondus invited Chief Obasanjo to lead from the front, as he had always done, in the current quest to save our nation from total eclipse.
The leaders used the occasion to share fond memories of the development of the PDP as a purposeful political party designed by its founding fathers to foster and sustain a better living standard for the Nigerian people.