Ex-President Obasanjo set to launch coalition movement


Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, is expected to launch Coalition for Nigeria Movement, on Thursday (today), in Abeokuta, the state capital.

Recall that the ex-president, had last week, in a 13-page open letter written to President Muhammadu Buhari titled: “The Way Out: A Clarion Call for Coalition for Nigeria”, stressed the need for apolitical movement for good governance, socio-economic well being and progress of the country.

This development was confirmed by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, in a text message made available to newsmen that the ex-president would launch the state chapter of the movement at the Secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Oke-Ilewo, Abeokuta.

He said, “The registration of members for the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM), Ogun State chapter, begins tomorrow, Thursday, February 1, 2018.

“It will hold at the Iwe-Iroyin House, Press Centre, Oke Ilewo Abeokuta.”