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Obasanjo visits Jonathan in Otuoke, bags Bayelsa State citizenship, chieftaincy title

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo is at the moment in Bayelsa State on a visit to former president Goodluck Jonathan in his country home, Otuoke

The ex-president Jonathan made this known on his Facebook page where he posted photos of Obasanjo arriving in his home on Friday.

Newshedline247 understands the purpose of the visit is yet to be made public.

Report has it that earlier today, Obasanjo spoke in Yenagoa during the commissioning of the Bayelsa State Drug Distribution Centre and other state-of-the-art health facilities in Yenagoa.

Obasanjo was also conferred with automatic Bayelsa State citizenship and chieftaincy title. The Owu high chief said, “One of the things that struck me about your (Dickson’s) administration is the relative peace that you have maintained in the state. I do not know how you have done it, maybe we should all come to learn under your tutelage.

“This is so because one of the things we need to do and do well today in this country is the issue of security. Security is, and of course, stability.

Photo Credit: Daily Post NG

“The point is this: If one state is in peace, secured and safe in Nigeria, it is an example to others and it goes a long way because the aggregate peacefulness, the aggregate security and the aggregate security is what makes for peace, security and stability of our country.

“You called me a Bayelsan and I ought to be. I said to the governor that any good man must feel proud to be called a Bayelsan. Because here, you have seen real transformation. If there is a place where you can say, come and see transformation taking place, this is one place in the country.”


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