Obasanjo distances self from wife, who apologizes for the matter involving the Oyo monarch

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has denied Madam Taiwo Martins, who apologised on his behalf for commanding some monarchs in Oyo State to stand up for Governor Seyi Makinde.

Taiwo in a report titled, “Oyo Kings: A plea for forgiveness”, begged “for permanent and eternal forgiveness and pardon from all Yoruba sons and daughters worldwide, fathers and mothers, youths, teenagers and children, Christians, Muslims, traditional worshippers, all leaders in Yoruba land and the Council of Kings in Yoruba land.”

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However, reacting to the apology, Obasanjo disowned the woman and insisted that he stands by his, comments.

In a statement by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, on Monday, September 18, Obasanjo said Taiwo is neither his wife nor a member of Obasanjo’s family but rather an impostor despite having two children with him.


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