Columns and Opinions across Nigerian Newspapers

Obasanjo: Celebrating a True Legend at 80 - When Nigerians overwhelmingly voted out a ruling party in 2015 and elected the candidate of the then leading opposition party, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), as the nation’s President, an unmistakable signal was sent out that the country and the people had commenced the inevitable journey to redemption and self-discovery. It was a revolution of sorts that was largely inspired by the audacity, leadership and moral compass provided by a number of selfless patriots and nationalists. It is an open secret that this pack of great Nigerians were led by the phenomenal Chief Mathew Okikiola Aremu Obasanjo, a decorated war hero, former Military Head of State, two-time democratically elected President of Nigeria and an international statesman of immense repute.