Mr. Peter Obi, the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, has stated that there will be a danger if everyone begins to support his presidential ambition.
iexclusivenews reports that Mr. Peter Obi did, however, point out that those who brought Nigeria and Nigerians to their current economic and sociopolitical problems were not supporting him.
Mr. Obi, spoke in Enugu, shortly after signing the condolence regis ter of the late President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Prof George Obiozor. At the National Secretariat of Ohanaeze, dispelled the notion that some politicians in the South-East were not supporting him.
“What is happening is that some people have different opinions, everybody should not support me and everybody will not support me. If everybody supports me, there is danger. Some will disagree.
What People is Saying
“Some people have a structure that has brought us to this juncture where we produce 133 million poor people. Where our primary health care has collapsed.
“Where we have 20 million out-of-school children. Where we have almost 40 percent unemployment, with 60 percent youth unemployment, and where we have the highest youth job prevention in the world.
“So, they will not support me but I urge all of us to remember that we need to build a new Nigeria. Nobody is against me, what people have is a different opinion which is allowed in a democratic dispensation,” he said.
However, iexclusivenews Nigeria reports that paying glowing tributes to the late Ohanaeze leader, the former Anambra State governor. Who was the first to sign Obiozor’s condolence register at the secretariat. Said his death had created a sense of loss in every Igbo person because of his contributions to the Igbo nation’s progress.
“I feel very sad that he died at this very trying time of our nation. If you know Prof Obiozor and his contributions over the years to our country, Nigeria, and the South-East. You will know that every Igbo person feels a sense of loss but we cannot question God,” Mr. Obi stated.