wpid-Chief-Olusegun-Obasanjo.pngChief Olusegun Obasanjo, former Nigerian Head of State, has reportedly vowed not to campaign for his incumbent counterpart, Goodluck Jonathan.

This is coming after the purported discord between the two leaders of the ruling People?s Democratic Party, PDP which has pitched them against each other.

Reports have it that the outburst by the Industrial farmer is an attempt to oust the president in the Febuary 2015 presidential polls.

According to reports from Leadership, Chief Obasanjo would instead, back governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State to challenge the president at the primaries, and, if that fails, he is said to have perfected plans to support the presidential aspiration of Kano State governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso under the platform of the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC.

It was also gathered that the south-west leaders of the ruling party have stopped indulging the former President in anything that has to do with the party and the next year?s election.

?We have stopped discussing PDP with Obasanjo again because we know he has made up his mind not to have anything to do with our party.?

?He once hosted the APC chieftains and he said he had become the father of all parties in Nigeria. People like Kwankwaso have been visiting him for consultations and discussing the party with him has become a thing of the past at least for now,? a PDP BoT member said.

An Obasanjo loyalist however, accused Jonathan of being ungrateful to the man who brought him to political limelight and said if Jonathan needed him he knows what to do.

?Those accusing Baba Obasanjo of working against the second term of Jonathan should be fair to themselves. When Baba accused Jonathan of planning for the second term instead of honouring the gentleman?s pact he struck shortly before the 2011 election, he not only denied it but his foot soldiers were calling him all sorts of names.?

?Till today, President Jonathan has refused to appreciate what the southwest under Obasanjo did for him,? a former senator said.
The source also accused Jonathan of ignoring his advice to stop interacting with Buruju Kashamu because of his alleged criminal activities in the United States.

?You would agree with me that Jonathan has not been showing any interest in reconciling with his political mentor.?

?Look at the case of Buruji Kashamu, whom Baba disclosed is having a pending mater in the United States; the president has turned a deaf ear to that counsel. Instead, the same man is now the de facto southwest leader of the PDP?.

Investigations showed that Obasanjo is not on political vacation despite the cold war between him and Jonathan.?

He is said to have been working behind the scenes for two of his political lieutenants who are nursing presidential ambition.

?Baba (Obasanjo) cannot do without politics; this I can tell you. Not only that, he is going to play prominent roles in the next year general election. I am aware that Governor Kwankwaso of Kano is in touch with him over his perceived presidential ambition.

?Should his party give him the ticket, Obasanjo would surely support him. Even in the PDP, Obasanjo has Governor Lamido of Jigawa to support when the time comes for the PDP presidential primaries,? another political associate disclosed.

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