Iyabo discussed issues in her letter with me – Osoba

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By Emmanuel Aziken

Veteran journalist and former governor of Ogun State, Aremo Segun Osoba, Wednesday,  gave credence to the rumpus between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his daughter, Iyabo and confirmed the details of the letter as it pertained to him.

Osoba confirmed that the contents of the letter as exclusively published by Vanguard were true and reflected discussions he had with the former senator and first daughter of the former president.

Osoba who visited the United States last September for the 73rd anniversary of the Niemann Foundation Fellowship said he met Iyabo who happened to be around where he was lodged. According to him, Iyabo eventually drove him in her car to his destination during which they had extensive discussions on issues relating to her father and the country.

Olusegun Osoba

Olusegun Osoba

“Iyabo was relating with me closely and it is true that we met, I confirm that and it is true that we had (a) conversation.”

”She didn’t tell me that I rigged election because I never rig elections, and in any case, I reported the meeting to the father in the church early November in the presence of the Awujale of Ijebuland inside the church. So, the meeting took place and I reported the meeting to the father which made the father to phone. After discussing with the father and telling him that I saw his daughter, he must have phoned his daughter,” Osoba said.

He, however, distanced himself from the assertions that Iyabo was being wooed with an APC senate ticket.

“The issue of she being given ticket by APC, I don’t know who promised that, please put my name clear from that,” the veteran journalist and former governor of Ogun State said.

Tomorrow:

Iyabo speaks with Vanguard again…

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