Peter Obi Visits Ooni Of Ife And Ondo Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu [Photos/Video]

Peter Obi met Ooni of Ife and Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi has paid a courtesy visit to the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, in Ile Ife, Osun State.

Peter Obi Visits Ooni Of Ife And Ondo Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu [Photos/Video]

Peter Obi Meet Ooni Of Ife, Rotimi Akeredolu

The former Anambra state governor visited the monarch on Tuesday for consultations with Osun stakeholders over his presidential bid.

Obi was received with cheers as he entered the palace with the Ooni before he paid a condolence visit to Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu over the demise of his mother.

Speaking at the Ondo State Government House in Akure, on Tuesday, Obi commended Akeredolu for his commitment to ensuring the protection of lives and properties of the people through the state security outfit, the Amotekun.

He described the Ondo governor as a leader who speaks the truth at all times no matter the consequences, stressing that he represented what Nigerians desire at this present time.

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Obi said, “I urge you to continue in that direction. You represent one of those things Nigerians desire; the ability to speak the truth no matter the consequences.

“What is lacking in Nigeria is that we choose to keep quiet when things are going wrong. You have a man here who always speaks when things are going wrong, and I urge you to continue.

“Arm those special security poeple. Take every step to protect your people. It is important and it is your duty. I’m happy that you are speaking out always when necessary. May God Almighty continue to be with you and bless all of you.”

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While condoling the governor over the death of his mother, the LP presidential candidate prayed to God to grant the deceased eternal rest.

Responding, Governor Akeredolu expressed his appreciation to Obi and his entourage for finding time to visit him.

On the death of his mother, the governor said she would surely be missed even though she left at the ripe age of 90.

He expressed joy that all her late mother’s children survived her, saying she would be given a glorious and befitting burial.

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Below are photos and videos from the visit:

This comes barely 24 hours after Peter Obi met with former President, Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun State, where they held extensive discussions on issues bordering on national interest.

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