2019 Presidency: I Don’t Want A Third Term – Buhari Takes Swipe At Obasanjo


President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, took a swipe at former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, saying he only wants a second term and no more.

Buhari stated this while addressing traditional rulers in Akure, the Ondo state capital, under the umbrella of the Ondo State Council of Obas.

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The president said in the past, people have sought for more terms in office, contrary to the provisions of the Constitution.

“We have just finished one term and are seeking a second one, and after that, the Constitution doesn’t permit any more.

“There are some who tried looking for more but they did not succeed,” he was quoted as saying in a tweet by Tolu Ogunlesi, who handles Digital Communication for the Presidency.

Obasanjo tried to stay in office beyond his second term in 2007.

A bill was sponsored at the National Assembly to extend term limits by another four years, but the lawmakers did not ratify it.

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