“Real Reason I Rejected Dual Citizenship of Other Countries”, Obi Finally Opens Up
- Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, has said he rejected the dual citizenship of other countries years back
- The LP flagbearer said he was conscious that Nigeria was his sole country and would need his full attention and commitment in the years to come
- Obi, a former governor of Anambra state, charged Nigerians to "take back their country" if they so wish to develop
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Awka, Anambra state - Peter Obi, the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate in the 2023 election, has said he rejected the dual citizenship of other countries in the past because he was conscious that Nigeria was the only country he had.
Obi stated that he had the foresight that Nigeria would need his full attention and commitment in future.
The former Anambra state governor wrote on his verified Twitter handle on Thursday, May 25:
"When I rejected the dual citizenship of other countries years back, I was conscious that Nigeria as the only country that I have will need my full attention and commitment in the years to come."
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Peter Obi makes fresh call on Nigeria
Furthermore, Obi explained that he is consistent about asking Nigerians to “take back their country” because “it is ours to develop”.
The presidential hopeful said:
“I have consistently called on Nigerians to take back their country because only Nigerians can save Nigeria. This is the only nation that we have, and it is ours to build and develop.
“I remain committed to the progress of our nation, Nigeria, and to her continued constructive role in Africa.”
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Legit.ng earlier reported that Tawfiq Akinwale, the LP candidate for the governorship in Oyo state, alleged that President-elect Bola Tinubu requested Professor Pat Utomi, a well-known economist, to withdraw his candidacy in favour of Obi in the lead-up to the 2023 general elections.
Akinwale made the claim during his recent appearance on a radio program on 101.7 YES FM in Ibadan, Oyo state.
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Legit.ng also reported that Livy Uzoukwu, the leading counsel to the presidential candidate of Obi, accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of withholding essential documents and has vowed to expose the commission at the election tribunal.
Uzoukwu said INEC is probably trying to manipulate the documents they requested before releasing them.