Peter Obi Finally Declares For 2023 Presidency Under PDP

Peter Obi
Peter Obi

Former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, on Thursday declared his intention to contest the 2023 presidential election.

He made the declaration while addressing the royal fathers and Presidents General of the 181 communities in Anambra State at Government House, Awka.

Obi said, “I have come to inform you of my intention to contest the 2023 presidential election. I need your support.”

It is understood that Obi would officially declare his presidential ambition on Friday.

Speaking further, he said, “We are all Nigerians and we know how things are shared in the country. Many people had called to ask my position on this matter and my answer then was that I needed to consult widely.

“The reason I called you, therefore, is to officially inform you that I am aspiring for the president of Nigeria in 2023.

“After a careful study of the country, I notice that we’re too divided and I promise to lead a united and secure Nigeria to be able to attract foreign investments.

“The Nigeria I will lead will create jobs, boost our economy, improve education. If I have the opportunity, I will turn around the country for the better.

“I will move Nigeria from a consuming nation to a productive nation. As a Nigerian, I want all parts of the country to be secured. I’m not aspiring for a political position, but to serve the country.

“Let me assure you that I will seriously contest for the president of Nigeria on the platform of the PDP.”

Obi, who was the running mate to Atiku Abubakar, at the last presidential election had last month said that he will join the contest only if his party, the Peoples Democratic Party zones the presidential ticket to the South.

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Atiku himself officially declared to run for the office of the president again in Abuja on Wednesday, an event Obi also attended.

Meanwhile, the PDP has not zoned its presidential ticket to any zone yet, however, the coming weeks will determine who among the numerous aspirants will fly the party’s flag in the 2023 presidential election.

 

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