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Sunday, 30 October 2016

I made you a billionaire- Obasanjo tells African's richest woman, Folorunsho Alakija

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday told Mrs Folorunsho Alakija who is Africa’s richest woman, that his administration made her among the many billionaire Nigeria presently has. 

The former President who was a guest speaker at the 2016 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum, said this while reacting to claims by Alakija that the Obasanjo administration frustrated her moves to explore the oil sector after getting her oil license from the lae military dictator, Sani Abacha.

According to Alakija who was also a panelist, the Obasanjo administration illegally took an oil block allocated to her company after her family had invested all its savings to strike oil in commercial quantity. Vanguard quotes her as saying
“This oil block is in 5000 feet depth of water and was extremely difficult to explore. It took 15 years from the time that we were awarded the licence in 1993 till 2008 when we struck the first oil When this event happened, 60 per cent out of our 60 per cent equity in the business, was forcefully taken from us by the government of the day without due process. We had to fight back by going to court to seek redress and it took another 12 years for justice to be served in our favour. In all those years it was my trust in God, my perseverance and the support of my family that got me going,” she said.
Obasanjo replied Alakija when he was given the microphone to speak at the event. He said
“There is a saying in my part of the world that when a proverb touches you and you failed to reply, then you are a coward. For you to come here and say that, for no cause whatsoever, you were denied what was rightfully yours, is not fair. I do not know you from Adam and there is no reason I would have denied you what rightfully belonged to you. So, you have struggled, and you have struck oil. God bless your heart. My delight is to be able to create Nigerian billionaire and I always say it that my aim, when I was in government was to create 50 Nigerian billionaires. Unfortunately I failed. I created only 25 and Madam, you are one of them” he said

54 comments:

livingstone chibuike said...

I laugh in greek...attention seeker obj go nd sleep

Uju Phil said...

Imagine this clown... #CantDeal

Ogenah Boris said...

Hmm

vinna saviour said...

Good for dem

freeborn bamislam suani ahmad bamislam said...

All from our oil oo. OBASANJO THE HUMAN APE U ARE A LIAR I WILL BELIEVE U IF U SAY U MADE DANGOTE,TONY AND MIKE ADENUGU BILLIONAIRE BUT AS FOR THIS BITCH NA LIKE NA IBB THAT MADE HER A BILLION BY GIVING HER OUR OIL WELL AFTER SHE ACCEPT TO BE HIS GIRLS FRIEND so stop fooling ur self my dear.
If u made people billion that means ur family include u na trilionaire na.
MAKE UNA LEAVE OUR OIL OO



















#sad indeed

Vivian Reginalds said...

yeye talk
-D great anonymous now as Vivian Reginalds

LORENZO DANI said...

PERFECT

RareSpecie Z said...

The Oracle has spoken.
Olusegun Obasanjo is a Deity.
I leave this Myth 4 God 2 Judge at the appropriate time
Any mortal that goes against this living god does so at his/her own peril.

freeborn bamislam suani ahmad bamislam said...

All from our oil oo. OBASANJO THE HUMAN APE U ARE A LIAR I WILL BELIEVE U IF U SAY U MADE DANGOTE,TONY AND MIKE ADENUGU BILLIONAIRE BUT AS FOR THIS BITCH NA LIKE NA IBB THAT MADE HER A BILLION BY GIVING HER OUR OIL WELL AFTER SHE ACCEPT TO BE HIS GIRLS FRIEND so stop fooling ur self my dear.
If u made people billion that means ur family include u na trilionaire na.
MAKE UNA LEAVE OUR OIL OO



















#sad indeed

Eddy Ogbunambala said...

Hmmm

Anonymous said...

who is Obasanjo again please?

Anonymous said...

who is Obasanjo again please?

Xyz said...

Obasanjo should please keep quite. He did take her allocation why lie? Which billionaires did you make? You bullied them to pay you back, front for you and donate to your unworthy cause such as your failed library in Abeokuta. You were a very vindictive person. I'm very proud of you Mrs alakija for speaking up. People idolize this man and he's the biggest problem we have in Nigeria today. Baba if you had done the needful, Nigeria would have progressed more than this. Please go and sit down and prepare for the day you meet your maker and give account of your wickedness.

unekwuvictoria onoja said...

Hahahahahhahahha baba iyabo don't vex,but if you helped her then she can't deny it,well none of my business,tank God she made it!but baba if you made 25 billionaire the gej own reach hundred.

Eleojo Blessing said...

Ok o

HRM paul said...

Onoja u bad o gej make tompolo and som rif raf billionaires gej regime made boys that don't no their left to right. Billionaires

NaijaDeltaBabe said...

Na dem sabi


...merited happiness

Jesseballs said...

Obj always has smtin to say. U wan claim wetin u no do? So Alakija no knw wetin she dey talk ba? Taa! Park well joor

christie benjamin said...

She worked hard to be where she's today with the help of her creator not YOU!!

Anonymous said...

GEJ made Dangote Africa's richest man...and many others

okechukwu nnoduechi said...

GOOD TO HEAR









AUNTY LINDA 👩

Anonymous said...

I tend to believe Alakija. The only billionaire Obasanjo made was Dangote and may be Otedola. He gave Adenuga a hell of a time.

Mr 47 said...

I be wan fear. At a point, I thought Mr Pluto Nash secretly hide another love letter in the post. #BigGrin‎

Kevin said...

Linda she's nt the richest African woman oooo. Search abt Isabela Don Santos. That's the richest African woman. Do your research well okay.

Anonymous said...

NIGER DELTA NA UNA OIL OH THESE TWO SHAMELESS PEOPLE DE TAKE FIGHT. I SORRY FOR UNA

Anonymous said...

In all this story the only thing i can deduce from here is that success is not over night. See how Mrs Alakija is calling numbers of yrs and we just know her of recent. So guys keep at it. Any quick fix dont last. Have a great week ahead.

known annonymous

Anonymous said...

d great man your father failed to become..foolish soul.

peterpan said...

The stupidity of African leaders simply explains why Africa is where it is today. How appalling and distasteful of an ex president.

King Maker said...

Obasanjo is the one who made dangote who he is, by giving him monopoly of most Nigerian goods. I remember him baning Ibeto, who was dangote competitor then.

Anonymous said...

He got it wrong, she fought to be billionaire in court and she succeeded.

Abode said...

Hmmm. Can't really say cause am not a mediator between them but one thing is, if certain Obasonjo wants to make up or rather has in I terior motive for him to speak up now after all this years.

charles ikechukwu said...

In his quest to make Dangote a billionaire, he seized Ibeto license and allowed Dangote a monopoly of cement importation.

Genevieve Okoroigbo said...

O set go between Obj and Alakija.





says, Genevieve.

Genevieve Okoroigbo said...

O set go between Obj and Alakija.





says, Genevieve.

Anonymous said...

Whhat did you buy from her? Banana?

Anonymous said...

God bless you xyz for speaking the truth. We need more of your sort in Nigeria.

Anonymous said...

Are they not nigerians

Anonymous said...

At least he made pple billionaires, buhari is really changing things, instead of making billionaires baba is reducing the billionaires to thousandnaires lol

Unknown said...

Baba please you haven't failed, biko there is still an opportunity to make Number 26. My name is RYT.. I am waiting patiently. Don't let this woman upset you. I beg . E Pele. E ma binu ooo

Anonymous said...

She was fucking OBJ. It's easy to become a billionaire when you get oil well licence...my question is why are they dashing all them Alakijas for free???
See why Niger Delta need to split

Juliet Iwuno said...

He try! Linda take note!

Anonymous said...

obj please shut up ur mouth.

Anonymous said...

All of you yoruba and hausa bigots coming to South-South to own oil wells, you better go and look for oil wells in the North and West. Leave South-South region alone. Going forward, only South-South indigenes will own oil wells in South-South. We will blow up all the pipelines owned by yoruba and hausa people. If it was in the North or yoruba land that had oil, they would never have allowed a Niger Delta or Eastern person to own oil wells in their region. They have poluted the whole South-South region and we will not allow it again. No be only una sabi tribalism. Rubbish!

Anonymous said...

All of you yoruba and hausa bigots coming to South-South to own oil wells, you better go and look for oil wells in the North and West. Leave South-South region alone. Going forward, only South-South indigenes will own oil wells in South-South. We will blow up all the pipelines owned by yoruba and hausa people. If it was in the North or yoruba land that had oil, they would never have allowed a Niger Delta or Eastern person to own oil wells in their region. They have poluted the whole South-South region and we will not allow it again. No be only una sabi tribalism. Rubbish!

Anonymous said...

Forex trading is presently the easiest way to be a billionaire if anyone masters the tricks very very well

Shina Martins said...

He did not even address the injustice that the woman alluded to, after all there will be court processes and documents to prove what she said. That means it was God, the courts and IBB that made her a Billionaire neither OBJ nor his government.

Anonymous said...

Obasanjo afo nshi... Madam Alakija politician bitch. . All of you that use our natural resources to make yourself billionaires while majority of Nigerians die in poverty will die painfully. ...Nonsense.

Anonymous said...

@ BamisalaM,
nA WA FOR YOU SO ANY WOMAN WHO MAKES IT MESSES WITH HER BODY, I THINK YOU NEED TO BE VERY CAREFUL AND NOT BE RASH IN THINKING AND EVEN IF YOU ARE PLS NOT IN WRITING ABOUT PEOPLE, COS I AM SURE YOU DONT EVEN KNOW THIS WOMAN

Ovieh Papa said...

OBJ you made her a billionaire and she gave you DA THING several times. Just like she gave to IBB and Abacha. Relax and let things be.

Anthony Nwafor said...

Una two no well

micheal Adetutu said...

one day bush meat go catch the hunter

Anonymous said...

See our former leader, chai let your works speaks for you not you sounding like a cracked record.mtweeeeee

Anonymous said...

The dysfunctional man that slept with his daughter in- law you mean?

Alexis Clay said...

There is a saying in my part of the world that when a proverb touches you and you failed to reply, then you are a coward.#true#

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