According to him, the teacher disrespected his surname and the respect he had for his father, made him do it.
Obasanjo said this at the Diocese of Lagos West, Archbishop Vining Memorial Church Cathedral in Lagos, and was the special guest.
He added that he was rejected in five different school on his first attempt to start his academic career.
The former president ruled Nigeria for 11 years, the first 3 years as a military president while the other eight years as a civilian president.
via: INFORMATION NIGERIA