I did not jets out of Nigeria says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has dismissed as untrue reports on social media claiming that he fled Nigeria ahead of the Presidential election scheduled for February 16.
He described the reports as fake news adding that he is very much available in the country to cast his vote.
Earlier, reports
making the rounds on social media had noted that the former president who is opposed to the re-election of President Buhari, had fled the country.
Speaking to newsmen in Abeokuta, Ogun state today, the former president said he would stay in Nigeria and vote according to his conscience.
He said: “Why should I travel out of the country before the election? If not for anything, I believe I should be here to perform my civic responsibility, which is to vote according to the dictate of my heart tomorrow and on the second of March. Those who are carrying that type of rumour or fake news; I leave them in the hands of God.
“I am used to that kind of thing. In Yoruba land, if your head is hard, you don’t have to worry yourself. Let anybody tell lies against you, let anybody issue fake news against you, let anybody abuse you, God will deal with them rightly and appropriately,”
“I believe that tomorrow should be a red letter day for Nigerians; a day when we should be able to say we have firmly, stabilized our democracy.
“Although, for me, I still have some apprehensions. If the news of the already thumb printed ballot papers in Kano, yesterday ; in Ondo state and Ikorodu (Lagos State) today, are true, we have not had these kinds of things before.
“I don’t want to say have I not told you? But it is sad if they are true. May be, INEC will tell us how this happened,” says the former president

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