2023 Presidency: Why endorsement of Peter Obi by Obasanjo unsettles enemies of Nigeria — Ohanaeze

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has explained why some enemies of Nigeria were uncomfortable by the endorsement of Peter Obi by former President Olusegun Obasanjo. It explained that those who fought hard to get the nod of Obasanjo for 2023 were those aggrieved.


The group called on Nigerians and political elites particularly the presidential candidates to accept the verdict of Obasanjo.


Recall that the elder statesman had in an open letter endorsed the former governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi, for the February 25, 2023 Presidential election which has continued to generate reactions among other political parties supporters across the country.


Ohanaeze in a statement on Thursday signed by its factional Secretary-General, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, described Obi’s endorsement by Obasanjo as the bitter pills to cure the maladies and ailments that plagued Nigeria by crooked political elites.


The statement read in part” The Open letter and endorsement of the Labour Party Presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi as the bitter pills to cure the maladies and ailments that plagued Nigeria by crooked Political elites, which amongst them are fighting back to ensure that the corrupt systems are in the process and place to continuous feathering their nests beyond 2023.


“This Obasanjo”s open endorsement has knocked out the gang of looters in the system and their enraged responses to the Obasanjo’s endorsement of Peter Obi, brought to light those who are the enemies and problems of Nigeria and they are fighting back to make sure that the status quo of looting and corruption continues with the next government”.


“Politicians who were unsettled and reacted angrily to Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of Labour Party Presidential Candidate Peter Obi are those who fought hard to get the nod of Obasanjo for 2023, but the unexpected open letter unmasked their notorious ambitions and desires to sell off what is remaining of Nigeria.


“Nigerians should shun all these politicians and their Presidential candidates, they don’t mean well for Nigeria.


Ohanaeze therefore, urge Nigerians to explore the opportunity provided by INEC to collect their PVCs from 6th to 22nd January 2023, adding that all endorsements of Mr. Peter Obi are meaningful when Nigerians respond to the collection of PVCs positively.


“The adversaries of Obasanjo will succeed in their devilish agendas when Nigerians refuse to pick up their uncollected PVCs.”


(News Express)


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