Friday, 3 March 2017

10 Years After, Obasanjo and Former Ogun State Governor Reconcile


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his estranged political son, ex-governor of Ogun State Otunba Gbenga Daniel have finally reconciled after going their separate ways duepolitical differences years ago.

Daniel is said to have visisted Obasanjo in his hilltop home in Abeokuta on Thursday night, and was reportedly warmly welcomed by the former President.


According to Vanguard, Daniel had been at loggerhead with Obasanjo over ten years, over political differences, alleged to have been caused by political sycophants and rumour mongers.

The two went their separate ways after the former Governor was said to have been rude to the former president, a development which made Obasanjo to severe relationship with him.

After the reconciliation meeting, the two had dinner together alongside other guests at the home of Obasanjo, and later engaged in ribcracking jokes, to put the differences behind them.

Daniel spent close to three hours at the former President's house as he was given a role on Obasanjo's 80th birthday, stressing that he holds no grudges with him.

He said that if he was still annoying with Daniel, he would not have allowed him in his house.

“If I still hold any grudges against you, I won’t have allowed you to come into my house. But all those are past things, and I am convinced that you have learnt your lesson’, Obasanjo told Daniel.

Similarly, Daniel expressed appreciation to Obasanjo for having change of heart, pointing out that he didn’t mean any harm against him and that he has always held him in very high esteem as the father of the nation and father of all.

He said he was comfortable to have returned into fatherly arm of Obasanjo, with assurance that he remains his son comes rain come , comes shines.

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