Ex- President Olusegun Obasanjo has denied claims that he met President Bola Tinubu in Abeokuta on Thursday.
The SiteNews reports that a viral video surfaced on social media wherein it was affirmed that Obasanjo and Tinubu met each other on the 80th birthday of the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo and guaranteed to work for him in case he advertised him a work.
Responding to the viral video on Saturday, Obasanjo portrayed the video as fake, disconnected and sickening.
In a explanation by his media helper, Kehinde Akinyemi, Obasanjo condemned the video, saying the exchange discussion took put between him and Tinubu when he played have to the previous Lagos State representative in 2022 some time recently the country’s 2023 common decisions.
The explanation cited Obasanjo as saying, “One, I have not seen Bola Tinubu since he gone by me in my house in Abeokuta when he was campaigning. Besides, I was at the church and not the gathering for Alake’s 80th birthday reception.”
The articulation clarified encourage that “during Tinubu’s visit to his house final year, he met the previous President playing his top pick conventional diversion (ayo), and he begun the exchange, tongue in cheek telling the previous President that he was stunned to see him playing the Ayo diversion at that time of the day.
“Spontaneously, as he was getting up from his chair to welcome him and other going with guests, Obasanjo reacted: “When I don’t have a work. I will do it in the event that you’re prepared to donate me a job.”
Akinyemi said this was opposite to the viral video’s meaning.
Akinyemi cited Obasanjo as saying, “I am not seeking out for work, and I am not working with anybody as the fake news puts out. Those seeking out for individuals to work with Bola Tinubu ought to see exterior Obasanjo.”