Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday denied a report which indicated that he had dropped his support for the Peoples Democratic Party ’ s presidential candidate , Atiku Abubakar .
He faulted the report which also stated that he had no preferred presidential candidate . Obasanjo said only a fool would sit on the fence .
The ex – President said these in a statement by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi , made available to journalists in Abeokuta .
In the statement titled, “2019 elections and reports of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo ’ s neutrality ” , Obasanjo said he was in Cairo to attend the maiden edition of the Intra-African Trade Fair where he acted as the Chairman of the Advisory Council when his attention was drawn to the report ( not in The PUNCH ) with the headline , “ Atiku: Obasanjo shifts political gear to neutral ”