#Video: I Will Sacrifice My Life For Nigeria, Not For Any Political Party – Obasanjo
konknaijaboy | On 09, Jan 2015
Source: CHANNELS TV
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said on Thursday said is ready to sacrifice his life for Nigeria but not for any political party.
Speaking while receiving the Presidential Candidate of the National Conscience Party (NCP) Martins Onovo, at his Hilltop private residence in Abeokuta, Mr Obasanjo said “Nigeria first means I will not sacrifice anything for the interest of Nigeria but I can sacrifice my own life for the interest of Nigeria, I can’t sacrifice my life for the interest of a party, I will sacrifice my life for the interest of Nigeria,” he declared.
Mr. Obasanjo also commended the role of the founder of the party and human rights activist, Gani Fawehinmi, maintaining that the late lawyer did not only fight injustice but also checked the excesses of governments in power.
“In the interest of a better society there is always the need for some people to serve as watchdogs. Fawehinmi throughout his life devoted his intellect and energy to fight injustice, bad governance, corruption and other social vices,” he said.
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