Politics How Babangida caused division between Atiku, Obasanjo – TY Danjuma - Premium Times

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A former Chief of Army Staff, Theophilus Danjuma, said former military president, Ibrahim Babangida, manipulated former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his vice, Atiku Abubakar, “to drive a wedge” between the two in the first term of their administration between 1999 and 2003.

Mr Danjuma said this at a meeting on October 25, 2002 with then United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Howard Jeter, in Abuja.

A diplomatic cable dated November 5, 2002 which recorded the meeting was published by Wikileaks.

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