The alleged rift between President Goodluck Jonathan and former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been down played by national secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, over the weekend.
Oyinlola, gave this indication while speaking with journalists at Okuku, his country home, during the formal launching of a foundation named after his father, Oba Moses Oyewole. Oyinlola, noted that it was misleading to say that Obasanjo and Jonathan were fighting or having a form of disagreement, observing that, “some individuals want to use the controversy surrounding the Odi killings to set the two leaders of the PDP against each other.”
The former governor further stated that President Jonathan and Obasanjo were committed to the growth and betterment of the nation as a whole, insisting there was no friction between them.
“There is no friction between the president and Chief Obasanjo. The issue of Odi killings will not cause hostility between the two leaders of our party. I think the media blew the issue out of proportion. President Jonathan and Chief Obasanjo are both working for the betterment of this great nation and for the good of the entire citizenry,” he said.