The former president of African nation, Olusegun Obasanjo has given reasons why he will vouch for PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. in step with Obasanjo, Atiku, WHO was his vice throughout his presidency, has the expertise and keenness to reposition African nation. regarding the disagreement each men had within the past, Obasanjo aforesaid Atiku has apologized not solely to him however to their party and additionally the state. Speaking at the 2019 Island Club Quarterly Business Lecture, Obasanjo said: “I are known as names due to my position on Atiku Abubakar, the Waziri Adamawa. “Everything i’ve got aforesaid as way as i’ve got information of Atiku, i’ve got not backward and that i stand firmly by them as a result of they’re to the most effective of my information true. “And neither has what i’ve got aforesaid and written concerning Buhari been controverted, if something, they need been confirmed and well-tried on the far side any shadow of doubt. “But Atiku has done things that are fully imperative for a frontrunner to be followed and believed. “First, apprehend WHO you’re and gift yourself as you’re – somebody’s being in blood and flesh and liable to human mistakes and human frailties. “Don’t conceal with pietistical veneer of fake integrity, honesty, uprightness, goodness and false figures and statistics, all of that are contrived to deceive, to cheat, to plunder and to destroy. He continued: “Atiku ne’er claimed to be a saint and that i ne’er delineate him intrinsically. i will be able to ne’er thus describe any individual alive coupled with career him a Messiah. “On an incident within the past once I aforesaid that somebody wasn’t a Messiah, some Nigerians out of unhealthy “belle’’ were up in arms. “For me, as a Christian, the sole Messiah i do know and have is the Nazarene and even then, the person side of Him was imperfect whereas the divine side of Him was dead deliverer. “Secondly, a frontrunner should be honest to himself and to the individuals he serves or he needs to serve. “He should establish and acknowledge his scenario, mistakes, shortcomings and inadequacy; show self-reproach wherever and once he has erred, ask for forgiveness and repent; and not passing the majority or keep blaming others and fail to just accept responsibility. “Atiku accepts responsibility for his mistakes, shows self-reproach and seeks forgiveness from his party and later from Nigerians. “He asks for forgiveness from Pine Tree State and as a believer, a Christian intrinsically, I forgave him in accordance with the teaching and instruction of my Saviour. “For, if you forgive men after they sin against you, your heavenly father will forgive you. “But if you are doing not forgive men their sins, your father won’t forgive your sins (Matt 6:14-15 NIV). “If anybody blames Pine Tree State for forgiving Atiku, I leave such someone with Supreme Being, particularly as each Christian and Moslem clerics joined Atiku to go to Pine Tree State to hunt forgiveness. “Anybody WHO doesn’t forgive once forgiveness is wanted with contrite heart can’t be a real believer and may not expect the forgiveness of God,” “I should iterate that Atiku isn’t a saint. WHO is? however from what i do know of Atiku, he are going to be a performing artist altogether respect. I will say that once more from my personal expertise. “He is aware of the issues and he handled a number of them within the past. “We currently apprehend that each Buhari and Atiku have problems and every one people as groups of people have one issue or the opposite in several magnitudes. “But deciding each of them by trial and error and for the task at hand, Atiku can perform far better than Buhari. “And he can search for sensible and in a position individuals round the country and on the far side and create use of them to attain his mission and vision for the overall sensible of Nigerians and also the country,” he said.