2023 Obi Breaks Silence On Deals With Aggrieved PDP Govs

Ahead of next year’s Presidential elections, the candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has finally put to rest the speculation that he is working with the aggrieved governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to win the 2023 presidential election.

Afric Today News, New York recalls that Obi has on several occasions held meetings with the Governors Samuel Ortom of Benue State, Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, Seyi Makinde of Oyo State who have reportedly fallen out with the party’s Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

According to analysts, the meetings have continued to fuel speculations that the governors would be working to deliver the former Anambra State Governor in the forthcoming February election.

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Speaking in Makurdi, the Benue State capital during a visit to Governor Ortom on Tuesday, said he and the PDP governors have a common interest in finding a better Nigeria.

‘The only deal I have with them is that they are passionate about Nigeria,’ Obi said.

Obi lambasted the All Progressive Congress, APC government for displaying a lack of leadership during the current economic crisis and humanitarian issues rocking the nation.

Obi praised Ortom for confronting insecurity challenges in Benue state at personal risk and comfort.

Africa Today News, New York recalls that Obi had recently offered possible reasons why it appears his supporters and members of the movement are angry and combative.

Speaking in a TV interview a fortnight ago, Obi said; ‘My followers and supporters known as Obidient Movement are made up of Nigerians who are very angry and furious over the pitiable state of their country and want an immediate change.’

The LP flag-bearer in the 2023 Presidential election said while fielding questions from Arise Television anchor team yesterday on the aggressive attitude of his supporters, that some dubious social media persons are hired by opponents to distort and discredit the mission of the movement, but noted, however, that some are genuinely reacting to the deplorable state of affairs in the country.

Africa Today News, New York

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