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You Will Be Nigeria’s President One Day, Muslims Assure Obi

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The Muslim community in Anambra State has assured the Presidential candidate of Labor Party in the 2023 general election, Mr. Peter Obi that with his gestures and respect for all religions in Nigeria, he will surely emerge President of Nigeria one day.

They spoke yesterday when Mr. Obi visited the mosques in Onitsha and Awka, to partake in breaking the Ramadan fast alongside the communities, during which he gave them bags of rice and made monetary donations.

At the Central Mosque in Awka, Alhaji Gidado Siddiki, the South East Zonal Chairman of Miyetti Allah, praised Obi for his consistent presence and unwavering support. He recalled Obi’s past engagements with the community, citing instances of his equal treatment, active participation in Ramadan fasts, sponsorship of pilgrimages, and assistance in mosque renovations during his tenure as Governor of Anambra State. Siddiki noted with genuine surprise and gratitude that Mr. Obi continues to extend his goodwill towards them, even long after his gubernatorial term ended.

He noted that Obi treat people equally and he has been breaking fast with the community.

He added: “You are a lover of everybody and we pray All Mighty Allah that by His will, one day you will will be our President”.

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In a similar manner, Alhaji Garba Sarki, the leader of the Awka Muslim Community, said they were not surprised at Obi’s visits to Muslim communities in both Onitsha and Awka, saying they are consistent with Obi’s nature and typical of his commitment to engaging with diverse communities.

He said the community will continue to pray for Obi anywhere they are.
He emphasized that Obi’s inclusive approach and dedication to connecting with people from all backgrounds exemplify the leadership qualities needed to revitalize Nigeria.

Sarki asserted that Nigeria would undergo a transformative process if Obi were to assume the presidency, because he believes that Obi has the  potential to bring about positive change and national progress.

He informed the community that Obi has redeemed his donation of N1.5 million Naira for mosque maintenance, ensuring that the funds have been promptly deposited into their accounts.

In his contribution, Musa Bello Sheleng, the Sardauna of Awka kingdom, expressed his unwavering admiration for Obi, emphasizing that it was through Obi’s sponsorship that he was able to embark on a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia. Sheleng praised Obi for his generosity and support, highlighting the significant impact it had on the community.

In his address, Obi said it is  imperative for all Nigerians, regardless of their tribal or religious affiliations, to unite and advocate for effective leadership.

He elaborated on the detrimental impact of poor governance, emphasizing that its repercussions extend to every citizen, regardless of their background.

Obi emphasized that in the sphere of governance, there is no preferential treatment based on tribe or religion, as everyone is equally affected by the consequences of inadequate leadership. He urged Nigerians to transcend divisive barriers and collectively demand accountability, transparency, and excellence in leadership to ensure the prosperity and well-being of the nation.

Obi appealed to Muslims to seize the solemn occasion of Ramadan as an opportunity to fervently pray for Nigeria and its leaders. He implored for divine intervention, entreating that hearts be touched and minds be guided towards utilizing the state’s resources for the collective welfare of the populace. Obi stressed the importance of directing efforts towards the development of each state’s unique potential, emphasizing the significance of inclusive growth and equitable distribution of resources.

He urged Muslims to embrace their role as agents of positive change, advocating for compassion, empathy, and unity in fostering a brighter future for all Nigerians.

He said that all the criminalities in every part of Nigeria will stop “if we start pulling people out

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