2023: Do A Thorough Background Check On Aspirants Before Voting- Peter Obi

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2023: Do A Thorough Background Check On Aspirants Before Voting- Peter Obi

Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra State and a 2023 Presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has advised Nigerians to put into consideration the future of their children in deciding who becomes their president in 2023.

Obi, gave the warning in Abeokuta while meeting with PDP leaders and elders in Ogun State, at the party secretariat on Monday.

He urged Nigerians to do a proper check on the antecedents of aspirants so as to guide against the country being plunged into more misery and agony.

Recall that Peter Obi had on March 23, formerly declared his interest to run for the 2023 Presidential race, after series of consultations.

Addressing the gathering, Obi said that his intention to run for the presidency was borne out of the need to address the agony being expressed in the North East and North West of Nigeria while berating the present leadership for its failure to handle the insecurity being faced in the country.

He said, ”Do not look at money or what people are saying, let’s change the country. I have seen the pains of people in the North East and North West. All these you hear is our elites and political leaders’ conspiracy. Nigerians are one and they love each other.

“There is agitation everywhere. We have banditry, terrorism, these are culmination of leadership failure in Nigeria. Our country never looks into the future and the consequences are what we are seeing today. It is a failure of not investing in the future. We must act now so that Nigeria will not collapse.

“Our country has 33 percent of unemployment rate and when you add underemployment, it’s about 65 percent and 60 percent of these are youths. Our youths in their productive age are doing nothing.

“Today, our country is owing retirees pensions and gratuities. We must change this situation.

“Our universities are closed. About 16 million students are out of school. Unemployment amongst our youths is the highest in the world.

“Think about the society your children will live. Anybody who comes here and say to you that he wants to be President, ask, where he was 25 years ago and what has he done, where is he coming from?.

“Ask questions about his achievements in the past. Where have you worked? Which school did he go to? Let us know how he managed public money that was given to him in the past”.

Also speaking, the party’s governorship aspirant in the state, Ladi Adebutu, described Obi as credible, outstanding and responsible, whom he said is capable for the job.

“Peter Obi is very credible, responsible and outstanding presidential aspirant.”

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