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Peter Obi, the former Governor of Anambra State who is also the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has revealed that Nigerians can no longer vote for poverty, corruption and impunity.
Obi, who had made this in a series of tweets on Sunday, had also revealed that the desire to take back Nigeria was nearly unanimous.
While alluding to the fact that he is used to the old order, Obi had also revealed that he desired to be president to change the trajectory.
The former Anambra State Governor maintained that deprivation is not habit forming, saying Nigerians desire a better life.
“The desire to take Nigeria back is nearly unanimous. We may be used to the old order; but we cannot vote for continuity of corruption, recklessness, impunity and poverty. Deprivation is not habit forming. Nigerians desire a better life,” he said.
Obi posited further that Nigerians can no longer gamble with their fate and future and he said he is running because he has the capacity, credibility, stamina and experience.
Obi boasted, saying: “I’m running for president because, I am qualified, I have the capacity, credibility, commitment, stamina, governance experience, and track record. More importantly, Nigerians can trust me.”
In another report, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, who is the Governor of Edo State has defended his government’s decision not to approve the use of the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium for a Labour party rally in the state.
The Governor appeared on Channels on a Television’s Politics Today, a program which was monitored by The Eastern claimed that the notice for approval arrived too late
Mr Obaseki said the government received notice 24 hours before the event.
‘The tracks for that stadium are still under warranty,” he said. “The pitch has to be maintained in a certain mould. So it’s not just another facility you can use without preparing.’