The All-Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed its disagreement with former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s views on the reforms led by President Tinubu.

While Obasanjo recognized the importance of Tinubu’s policies, he criticized their execution. In response, the APC’s national director, Bala Ibrahim, suggested that Obasanjo’s consistent criticism may be a sign of aging.

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The ruling party criticized Obasanjo for his disapproval of the current administration’s handling of ongoing reforms and the coup d’etat in Niger Republic.

Obasanjo had previously criticized President Bola Tinubu’s implementation of petroleum subsidy removal and the floating of the naira.

Obasanjo’s statement, released through his special assistant on media, Kehinde Akinyemi, acknowledged that Tinubu’s policies were necessary but poorly executed.

The APC’s national director, Bala Ibrahim, reacted to the former president’s criticisms, referring to him as a “serial critic.” Ibrahim further commented that Obasanjo may be displaying signs of old age. According to him, Obasanjo has consistently criticized every regime since his failed attempt to secure a third term in office.

He believes that Obasanjo sees himself as the only leader who genuinely had Nigeria’s best interests at heart while considering all other leaders inferior.

However, Ibrahim emphasized that no one has a monopoly on knowledge or leadership style, and such an attitude is unbecoming of a statesman.

He also pointed out that Obasanjo’s tenure as president was not without flaws, including the fragmentation of the Nigerian economy.

The APC disagreed in general with former President Obasanjo’s critique of President Tinubu’s reforms, suggesting that Obasanjo’s consistent criticism may be due to his age. While defending Tinubu’s policies and highlighting flaws in Obasanjo’s tenure as president.