Saturday, June 23, 2018
Advertisement

‘We are the authentic Coalition for Nigeria’ — group claims Obasanjo copied its name

‘We are the authentic Coalition for Nigeria’ — group claims Obasanjo copied its name
February 02
09:07 2018
Advertisement

A group known as the Coalition for Nigeria (CN) has accused ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo of using its name to launch the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM).

On Thursday, Obasanjo unveiled the CNM in Abeokuta, Ogun state, after the movement had been launched in Abuja on Wednesday.

Subsequently, Sabo Odeh, national coordinator of CN, addressed a press conference to announce that his group is the “authentic Coalition for Nigeria”.

Odeh said the CN, unlike Obasanjo’s group, is made up of Nigerians who have the “best intentions” for the nation.

“Our coalition is not limited to creating a backdoor for retired and tired politicians to install puppets in government for the purpose of continuing to loot the treasury while ruling by impunity as had been experienced in the past,” he said

“The Coalition for Nigeria, having the best intentions of our dear nation at heart, is careful to go about effecting change in a way that does not jeopardise the stability and safety of Nigeria.

“There is nothing to be gained in burning our country in the name of seeking improvement; the reforms we all desire are achievable through persuasion, consensus building and collaboration without resorting to inflammatory acts and utterances as we have seen with some people.

“Our coalition is made up of Nigerians that yearn for a better country with the firm belief that the dismantling of the infrastructure for corruption is a necessary first step that ensure that we can then build the country on a solid foundation that provides level playing field to all citizens.

“The authentic Coalition for Nigeria will continue to pursue the noble objective of having credible persons to drive the Nigerian project irrespective of differences pertaining to class, ethnicity, religious or political affiliation.”

RECEIVE ALERTS FROM THECABLE

BBM CHANNEL C0038F78B
WHATSAPP 08113975334
TWITTER @thecableng
Copyright 2018 TheCable. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.thecable.ng as the source.
Tags
Advertisement

Social Comments

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

Let me tell You a sad story ! There are no comments yet, but You can be first one to comment this article.

Write a comment

Write a Comment

Your email address will not be published.
Required fields are marked *

*

Advertisement
Advertisement
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement

Exchange Rates

June 21, 2018USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK360.45492.18420.32
LAGOS362495425
KANO363495423
PH365494423
ABUJA364495423
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement