Politically speaking, there is no permanent friend, and no permanent enemy.

That is exactly what has played out between President Muhammadu Buhari and former president Olusegun Obasanjo.

Both leaders shook hands, laughed out loud and had some chat, when they met at the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union in Addis Ababa on Sunday.

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Few days earlier, Obasanjo had blasted Buhari’s administration and asked him not to seek re-election in 2019.

The presidency responded after 24 hours and said Obasanjo may have been too busy to see the performance of the present administration, especially in the area of security.

Seeing for the first time since the incident that also shook the nation’s polity, both Buhari and Obasanjo were matured enough to exchange pleasantries when they met in public, and in a foreign land.


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