- Peter Obi has been asked by some of his kinsmen to step down for Aasiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu of APC
- Specifically, the call was made by the Igbo and other non-indigenes in Ondo state during the inauguration of Emilokan Strikers, a grassroots support group
- According to the Ondo state Igbos, Bola Tinubu will bring good things to Nigeria if elected as the president
The presidential ambition of the Labour Party standard-bearer, Peter Obi has been dismissed by his kinsman in Ondo state.
The Igbo and other non-indigenes in the state said they opted to vote for Asiwaju Bola Tinubu because they believed he would bring good things to the country.
They spoke at the inauguration of the state executives of the Emilokan Strikers, a grassroots support group for Tinubu presidency, The Nation Newspaper reports.
The Coordinator, Non-Indigenes, Ondo South Senatorial Zone, Nwamara Euchay, said Obi would step down for Tinubu.
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She said they would take the APC campaigns to rural communities and homes of non-indigenes living in Ondo State.
“APC is a progressive party. No matter the circumstances, we are going to win. Peter Obi is our son. We do not reject anybody. We will call people together and appeal to them. We believe Tinubu will bring good things to the country.
“Obi will step down for us. We are going out to talk about Tinubu. We will preach to them and calm them down to join the queue.”
Peter Obi reveals the truth about oil subsidy, some people might be angry
Meanwhile, in a message that will probably annoy some influential people, Peter Obi, has lambasted the regime of fuel subsidy.
He consequently described it as organised crime, promising to tackle it decisively if elected president. Obi made this known in Lagos, at Private Sector Economic Forum for 2023 presidential election, organised by Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI).
Going further, the presidential candidate also promised to immediately stop the dollarisation of the Nigerian domestic economy on resumption of office.
"Atiku is the only presidential candidate who has chieftaincy title in Lagos": Dino Melaye brags at campaign
Meanwhile, campaigns for the 2023 general elections have commenced and politicians have started passing digs at each other and wooing the people to be on their sides.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, recently visited Lagos and Dino Melaye was one of the people who spoke to the electorates.
The comic politicians told the electorates things that made Atiku a thorough-breed Lagosian as he claimed that he is the only presidential candidate that has a chieftaincy title in the city.