– An old video capturing former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s rare moment with a male journalist has resurfaced
– In the video now making rounds, Obasanjo corrected a statement the journalist directed at him with both men bursting into laughter
– Many Nigerians have expressed delight at the moment as they praised his agility and joked about his clapback
A video capturing former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo’s interaction with a journalist has resurfaced on social media.
In the Instagram video shared by @kingtundeednut, Obasanjo was seen in what looks like an informal media chat as he fielded questions from a male journalist.
He was quick to correct the journalist’s address of him as ‘ex-president.’
The elderstatesman corrected the unidentifed media personnel saying that the right address should be former president.
How Nigerians received the video
Social media users loved his calm and collected manner of interaction with the journalist with many passing funny remarks.
“Funny enough, the man’s regime was one of the best.”
“That man too get sense jor. E no dey old.”
How Jonathan became Nigeria’s vice president, Obasanjo reveals
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a former president of Nigeria Obasanjo had revealed how Goodluck Jonathan became Nigeria’s vice president in 2007.
Obasanjo on Sunday, January 31, disclosed that the slot was originally for Peter Odili, the former governor of Rivers, but that he lost the opportunity because of a corruption allegation against him from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), The Nation reported.
He added that this made Odili lose out dramatically at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s national convention in Abuja.
The former Nigerian leader went on to state that the then president, Musa Yar’Adua, went for the second option, Jonathan, who at the time had everything working well for him, including a clean record.