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Muslim-Muslim Ticket: Oshiomhole Reveals How Obasanjo Became President Despite Losing In His State

Adams Oshiomhole, the former national chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress, has commented on the Muslim-Muslim ticket that has been the subject of debate since Asiwaju Bola Tinubu chose Kashim Shettima as his running partner.

In an interview with The Punch, Oshiomhole discussed some important issues pertaining to Nigeria, such as the Muslim-Muslim ticket, and made the decision to explain how former President Olusegun Obasanjo was able to become the country's leader despite losing in the South West and his home state of Ogun in 1999. According to him, the choice of the majority of Nigerians does not matter, not whether the ticket is Muslim-Muslim or Christian-Christian.

He went on by saying that if religion, identity, and other isolating issues are not played up, Nigeria may be all around as extraordinary as individuals want. Individuals' essential worries ought to be skill and issues that will propel the country.

The previous legislative leader of Edo expressed that Obasanjo was faulted for not having the important political foundation in 1999 in light of the fact that he lost not just the South West, which Alliance for Democracy (AD) won by a surprising margin, yet in addition Ogun State while as yet winning the administration. Then, at that point, Oshiomhole said that Obasanjo won as a result of the tremendous help he got from different locales of Nigeria, especially the North.

He went on by saying that they upheld him since they didn't really accept that that their nationality or religion were significant variables in the political decision.

He added that Nigeria's various chapels and mosques have not given an answer for the country's financial or security issues. Be that as it may, the country can become perfect if matters of identity, religion, and different interests are minimized and capability and the appropriate individuals are upheld.

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