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Olusegun Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo
Olusegun Obasanjo

In a HARDtalk interview broadcast on 19th March 2009, Stephen Sackur talks to the former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo.

Does Africa have leaders capable of solving Africa's problems?

Olusegun Obasanjo is one of the continents most experienced leaders.

He was president of Nigeria twice and his last eight year term ended in 2007.

Now he's a UN special envoy to the troubled eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Does his record inside Nigeria lend him any credibility as a regional statesman?

Olusegun Obasanjo talks to Stephen Sackur.

This interview will be shown on BBC World News at 0430, 0930, 1430, 1830 (except Middle East and South Asia) and 2130 GMT

HARDtalk is also broadcast on the BBC News channel at 04:30 & 23:30 GMT

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