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Few months after former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, made fleeting overture at reconciling their five-year beef, remarks from Condoleezza Rice’s memoir has plunged both men in a fresh words war.
The latest clash, sparked by Obasanjo’s Newspaper interview where he said Atiku failed to succeed him in 2007 because he was inexperienced and self destructive has got Atiku reacting angrily.
The former Vice President said he was unbelievably shocked by the distortion of truth Obasanjo, who is supposed to speak honestly like a statesman, rendered in the interview.
He said his problems with Obasanjo did not bother on competence but his opposition to Obasanjo’s third term ambition which he (Obasanjo) has continued to deny.
The former US Secretary of State, in her “No Higher Honour” memoir confirmed former President Obasanjo birthed the third term agenda.