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Obasanjo Visits Obaseki, Calls for Transformative Leadership in Edo

Toba Owojaiye reporting
Benin City, Edo state

In a rendezvous befitting statesmanship, Governor Godwin Obaseki welcomed former President Olusegun Obasanjo to the hallowed halls of the Government House in Benin City, Edo State. The convergence was not merely ceremonial; it was a juncture where sagacity met aspiration, as the ex-president imparted pearls of wisdom on the essence of sacrifice and selflessness in governance.

Truth Live News gathered that while acknowledging the gravity of Nigeria’s challenges, President Obasanjo, with a tone of hope and conviction, rallied political leaders to imbue their stewardship with a spirit of collective responsibility. He articulated a vision where leadership transcends personal ambition, urging a paradigm shift from ‘me’ to ‘we’, from the present to posterity.

His words resonated as a clarion call for sustainable development, echoing the ethos of Governor Obaseki’s transformative agenda.

Reflecting on Governor Obaseki’s tenure, President Obasanjo extolled the strides made in Edo State’s development over the past seven and a half years. He underscored the significance of firsthand experience, emphasizing the profundity of observation over hearsay. Through this exchange, President Obasanjo not only lauded Governor Obaseki’s accomplishments but also underscored the importance of visionary leadership rooted in tangible achievements.

Beyond the corridors of power, President Obasanjo shared insights into the elixir of longevity and vitality. His ‘DREAMSC’ acronym—encompassing Diet, Rest, Exercise, Medicals, Social Interaction, and Contentment—served as a testament to the holistic approach to wellness. Amidst the rigors of governance, the former President’s counsel on holistic well-being resonates as a reminder that effective leadership emanates from a sound mind and body.

The convergence of Governor Obaseki and President Obasanjo symbolizes more than a meeting of political figures; it epitomizes a continuum of leadership, where wisdom is passed from one generation to the next. As the photograph immortalizes this momentous occasion, it captures not just two individuals, but the essence of statesmanship—forging alliances, sharing wisdom, and charting a course towards a brighter future for Edo State and Nigeria at large.



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