Peter Obi Meet Afenifere, Southern And Middle-Belt Leaders
The former Anambra governor, who disclosed this on his Twitter page, said members of his party accompanied him to the Afenifere leader’s home where he also met members of the South and Middle Belt Leadership Forum.
Obi tweeted, “Presently visiting PA Ayo Adebanjo and members of the South and Middle Belt Leadership Forum. The National leaders of the Labour Party and other stakeholders are here too.”
Presently visiting PA Ayo Adebanjo and members of the South and Middle Belt Leadership Forum. The National leaders of Labour Party and other stakeholders are here too. -PO pic.twitter.com/CIPFKBkJyT
— Peter Obi (@PeterObi) August 23, 2022
Peter Obi Promises To Save Nigeria
At the meeting, Obi said, “We are selling a movement to save Nigeria that goes beyond Labour Party, otherwise, we might end up a refugee in our country if we don’t do the right thing.
“People complain that I like to mention problems Nigerians face, but I tell them that it is better to know where we are before proffering solutions to the problems in the country.
“Apart from Venezuela, Nigeria is the only oil producing state that is producing 800,000 barrels which is not up to its quarter of 1.8m.”
He added, “Nigeria is no longer in control of her territory as we rank high in banditry and terrorism and therefore, Nigeria has qualified for a failed state.
“The measure of a country is not by land or natural resources but by the productive capacity of the nation. Nigeria’s population is over 22 million people and the only way to fix dollar is to put this population into production.
“In your partnership and not support, we can decide to do the right thing together for the benefit of everyone. I humbly apply to be a member where we can dialogue together and always decide on how to make the country productive and effective.”
The meeting comes about six weeks after Ayo Adebanjo endorsed Peter Obi, saying only he can govern Nigeria independently “without the influence of these criminals in the government”.