PHOTOS: Obasanjo registers as member of Coalition for Nigeria Movement, says "I see a new Nigeria"


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday registered as a member of Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) at NUJ Press Centre in Iwe iroyin, Abeokuta.

Addressing newsmen after his registration, Obasanjo said: “I am happy to be a member of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement which is a movement for good governance.

“This is the commencement for our popular and grassroots association.

“The membership will be free to collectively decide on whether it will become a political party and if it decides to transform itself and go into partisan politics, I will cease to be a member.

“It is necessary to make it clear that this new movement does not regard itself as a third force.

“It sees itself as a popular movement that can accommodate all Nigerians irrespective of their political interest or affiliations and will propel Nigeria forward,’’ he said.

Obasanjo, who composed a new song for the nation, said ‘I see a new Nigeria in the hands of God and we will all be witnesses of the emergence of a new Nigeria.’’








Photo credit: Daniel Sync Olusanya, Kunle Oduah, Edun Emma

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