The major issues of focus today Tuesday, September 15, in the Nigerian daily newspapers are on the issue of Alamieyeseigha revealing what a former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo told him about Goodluck Jonathan, Peoples Democratic Party alleging economic negligence and reopening of probe into immigration job scandal.
Just few months after the erstwhile President Goodluck Jonathan left office, indications have emerged on why the former resident, Olusegun Obasanjo picked the former Bayelsa governor as running mate to late President Umaru Yar’Adua.
According to Daily Sun reports, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha divulged the intrigues that led to the choice of Jonathan as vice president in his country home in Yenagoa.
The former governor of Bayelsa state said it was part of Obasanjo’s grand plan to stop Alhaji Atiku Abubakar from succeeding him in 2007.
The former governor said from the discussions he had with Obasanjo, he knew that Jonathan was going to be the vice president of Nigeria as far back as August 25, 2005.