Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has describes the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike as a courageous person.
VANTAGE NEWS reports that Obasanjo made this known on Thursday during the 2023 Port Harcourt City International Conference in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.
Obasanjo, who delivered the Keynote address titled, ”Respecting the Principles of Democracy”, commended the organizers of the conference and Wike for putting his weight behind the intellectual discourse at this critical time.
He said, “Wike’s courage ‘is one of the things’ he believed were essential for the survival of democracy in Nigeria.”
Speaking further, Obasanjo advised the country’s leadership to deal with deep cultural and physiological problems to deepen democracy, adding that Nigeria had gone through twists, dives, and turns since its political independence.
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