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Obasanjo is father of the nation – Ex-minister

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A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as a father of the nation.

Fani-Kayode, who was appointed Aviation Minister by the ex-leader, made this known via his verified Twitter handle on Thursday evening.

He said this while reminiscing over a visit to the home of Abeokuta, Ogun State-based Obasanjo earlier in the day.

Recall that Obasanjo also made Fani-Kayode a Minister of Culture.

According to the ex-minister, he was accompanied on the journey by his wife, Precious Chikwendu.

Chikwendu recently gave birth to triplets – Ragnar, Aiden and Liam – for Fani-Kayode.

The purpose of the visit remains unknown.

But Fani-Kayode tweeted after the visit, “Precious and I had a wonderful afternoon with the father of the nation, President Olusegun Obasanjo, today. I thank God for his life and for his remarkable wisdom, strength, knowledge and foresight. May God continue to be with him and bless him.”

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