Obasanjo avoids seeing Jonathan, sneaks out of Ogun state
The hostility between President Goodluck Jonathan and former President Olusegun Obasanjo worsened Monday as the former President sneaked out from his palatial building in Abeokuta, immediately Jonathan arrived the state capital.
Obasanjo who was driven out in his black jeep and one security hilux van, shunned his main entrance and made use of his private gate through which he sneaked out.
Vanguard correspondent who was at Obasanjo’s house to cover the expected meeting between the two country leaders observed that, some security personnel who had been detailed at the former President house suddenly disappeared.
Source close to Obasanjo’s Hilltop mansion in Abeokuta had earlier confided in our correspondent said that President Jonathan was not in the Obasanjo itinerary for the day.
He also hinted that, Obasanjo jetted out around 2: 59p.m few minutes after the helicopter that flew the President to the state touched the ground.
Operatives of the State Security Service (SSS) who had earlier besieged the Obasanjo’s Hilltop mansion as early as 6a.m in anticipation of president Jonathan’s arrival also left the place at exactly 3: 10p.m when it became obvious that Jonathan was not coming to Obasanjo’s house.
Jonathan however, arrived the M.K.O stadium in Abeokuta at exactly 3: 50p.m and headed straight to the state box from where he later moved out to acknowledge cheers from the crowd who had thronged the stadium venue of the campaign as early as 7: 30a.m.