President Buhari should quit in 2019 – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said President Buhari should not be allowed to serve beyond 2019.

He stated that the problem of marginalization has been a major source in the country.

The former president threw his weight behind the Southeast region to produce the next president of the country.

Obasanjo, who declared that his submissions said this were his personal view.

OBJ made the statement in Abeokuta, Ogun State when the leadership of CAN paid him a courtesy visit.

Obasanjo said justice and fairness made him work for the emergence of a South-south president in 2009.

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He said: “But irrespective of the thinking of the people ahead of 2019, I personally think that South-east should produce the next president.”

He also said Ogun west senatorial district in Ogun state should be given the slot to produce the next governor of the state.

“If Ijebu and Egba have produced the governor, it is only fair and just to allow the Yewa or Ogun West to also produce a governor.

“Or else, one day, they will also stand up and take up arms against this injustice against them.

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“That is my personal position on this.

The former president also spoke on the Southern Kaduna crisis

“My findings so far show that everyone is talking from the position of strength.

“People are not talking from knowledge of what they know and this is not helping.

“We must be able to dump all our sentiments to overcome the challenges.

“Just like other cases of injustice around us, we need peace; it is only peace with justice that can solve all these crises.

“Genuine peace is what everyone is craving for and this can only come when there is justice,” Obasanjo said.