- Peter Obi, a former presidential aspirant, has been invited to join the All Progressives Congress (APC)
- The invitation came on Wednesday, May 25, less than a day after Obi tendered his resignation letter
- The invitation coincides with growing talks that Obi may join the Labour Party or the NNPP ahead of 2023
Hours after Peter Obi announced his decision to resign from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) efforts for him to join the All Progressives Congress (APC) have begun.
In a Facebook post on Wednesday, May 25, Joe Igbokwe, a chieftain of the APC who is famous for supporting Bola Ahmed Tinubu's presidential ambition, advised Obi to join the ruling party.
Igbokwe who is also an aide to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state shared a photo of the former PDP chieftain's original letter of resignation from the opposition party.
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"Oga Peter Obi should join the APC."
Peter Obi dumps PDP ahead of presidential primaries
The Anambra-born politician, who had gone around the country to seek the support of delegates for the presidential primary of the PDP, pulled out less than 72 hours to the contest.
Obi, a former Anambra governor, was until his resignation one of the 15 aspirants vying for the presidential ticket of the PDP ahead of the 2023 elections.
Atiku or Peter Obi? Prophet predicts who will win PDP's 2023 presidential ticket
Legit.ng had reported that Prophet Godfrey Gbujie predicted that Obi would clinch the presidential ticket of the PDP in the forthcoming primary election.
Gbujie, the ministerial leader of the World Zionist Union in the southeast, made the revelation in a media conference on Wednesday, May 18, in Awka, Anambra state.
Legit.ng gathered that the 65-year old celibate prophet from Akabuo, Ahiazu Mbaise local government area of Imo who is based in Enugu said that after his emergence, Obi would assume the position of the political arrowhead in southern Nigeria.