By Femi Ogbonnikan.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Thursday evening, vowed to throw his weight behind any Nigerian that would lead the country out of the wood and take it to a promise land.
Obasanjo made the disclosure when he played host to a former Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, a Presidential aspirant in the upcoming 2019 general elections, who paid him a courtesy visit, at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.
Obasanjo reiterated that he would not rest until the fortunes of the country turns around for good, told the former minister who had on his entourage a former governor of Adamawa State and his campaign Director General, Boni Haruna,
Obasanjo, however, identified dearth of qualitative leadership as one of the major challenges confronting Nigeria as a country.
He then called for concerted efforts from the political class towards providing the country with a better leadership.
“Let me say that what is happening here today or what you’re making to happen with your delegation particularly gladdens my heart.
“You are firming up and stabilising our democracy. Democracy is not a destination but a journey and there is no country that can claim to have reached the final destination.
“It is good for us as a country and our democracy. We have said a lot of things that we have identified about what we need to put right as a country. What do we lack? Why are we not where we should be?
“We are so divided today the way we have not been before. People are deprived socially and economically. But you know I have never lost hope. The reasons are many but one of them is why we are having here today…