The Federal Government has stated that former President Olusegun Obasanjo has right to support anyone in the coming presidential election in 2019.
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated these at a media briefing in Abuja on Monday.
The is in reaction to the claim by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that he would support his former deputy, Atiku Abubakar for the 2019 presidential election.
The Federal Government said the former President “has every right to support anyone he likes,” adding that such right “is constitutional. “
However, it said the candidate of Obasanjo will be “roundly and comprehensively ” defeated by President Muhammadu Buhari.