Nigeria former President Olusegun Obasanjo is confident that Nigeria will overcome its security challenges and other problems facing the country at the moment.
Infoexpert24 reorts that Obasanjo made the remarks on Wednesday at an event in Ogun State where Governor Dapo Abiodun and his Oyo State counterpart, Seyi Makinde, also called for peace, unity, and end to violence in the country.
“My two brothers talked about the situation we are in,” he said while referring to the two governors who spoke earlier.
Obasanjo added, “You know, I am an incurable optimist about a number of things, but particularly about Nigeria.”
Speaking in Yoruba language, the former president gave a parable that implied that while the present situation might be tough, the country would surely overcome..
Obasanjo, who is a member of the Baptist Church, commended Reverend Ayokunle for serving meritoriously in his capacity as a leader in the church.
Other dignitaries who attended the event included top clergymen, traditional rulers, and political officeholders.