The vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Peter Obi, has described the next presidential election as a battle between good, and evil.

Obi who spoke at Agulu, in a lecture organised by African Community of Transformers with the theme, ‘South-East Political Culture: Peter Obi as Paradigm Shift’, the former governor of Anambra State said Nigerians possess the opportunity  to make a choice between two alternatives, and advised Nigerians to support a government that, “Will start working again through tackling of employment and creating a new Nigeria that would provide the basic needs of Nigerians” or “Remain stuck to the country’s present economic backwardness.”

The lead lecturer and Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Prof Chinyere Stella Okunna, in a lecture entitled ‘Nigeria’s Ailing Economy: Focus on Peter Obi Leadership Style’, described Obi’s style of leadership as, “Extraordinary and transformational.”

Professor Okunna endorsed the candidature of Obi  and further stated that he, “Possesses the capacity to achieve extraordinary things; is daring enough to seek transformation; embodies the right values to raise followers to higher levels of morality; possesses the charisma and enthusiasm to inspire and motivate followers to change things; is imbued with vision to guide change in the right direction and possesses the intellectual stimulation to think out lasting solutions”.