Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s son Olujonwo said his decision to back President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid against his father’s wish stemmed from his conviction that the incumbent has performed creditably well.
Olujonwo shed light on why he chose Buhari instead of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Abubakar Atiku who has his father’s backing.
He said: “When we get to certain point in our lives, you are responsible for the decisions you take. With all due respect, my father is my father and will remain my father despite our political differences.
“At the end of the day, this election will end. Does that stop him being my father? Are you saying we cannot sit down and have dinner together and discuss issues?
“As a nation, we need to progress mentally and quit looking at politics as a do or die or as something yjat separates us. Politics is meant to unite us. We can disagree to agree; we can have genuine argument. You see things from my point of view, I see things from your point of view and we see how we can work together.