My Reasons: Peter Obi Finally Reveals Why He Left PDP and Joined Labour Party

My Reasons: Peter Obi Finally Reveals Why He Left PDP and Joined Labour Party

  • Peter Obi, has revealed his reason for dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and withdrawing from the presidential race
  • According to him, it is his aspirations and mantra to take the country from consumption to production
  • Going further, the former governor appreciated Nigerians especially the youths for their support and encouragement

Former Anambra state governor, Peter Obi, who joined the Labour Party few days after dumping the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, has revealed his reasons for doing so.

He claimed the party was the right platform that aligned with his aspiration.

According to him, I have chosen a route that I consider to be in line with our aspirations and my mantra of taking the country from consumption to production.

Peter Obi Finally Reveals Why He Left PDP and Joined Labour Party
Peter Obi, has revealed his reason for dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and withdrawing from the presidential race
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Obi, who is seeking to succeed the President Muhammadu Buhari after the expiration of his regime in 2023, disclosed this in a series of tweets on his Twitter handle on Friday.

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He wrote:

“I thank all Nigerians, especially our youths who have joined me in the mission of taking back and reuniting Nigeria. This project is yours and for the future of your children. I am just a facilitator.
“Since I resigned from the PDP because of issues that are at variance with my persona and principles, I have consulted widely with various parties and personalities to ensure we do not complicate the route to our desired destination.
“For me, the process of achieving our goal is as fundamental as what one will do thereafter.
“Therefore, I have chosen a route that I consider to be in line with our aspirations and my mantra of taking the country from consumption to production; and that is the Labour Party which is synonymous with the people, workers, development, production, securing and uniting Nigerians as one family."

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Meanwhile, Peter Obi, has disclosed that he is not desperate to become Nigeria’s president

He, however, said what he was desperate about was to see Nigeria work for the teeming youths and other Nigerians facing hardship across the country. Obi stated this while featuring on Channels TV programme, Politics Today on Friday night.

According to him, he had chosen a route that he considered to be in line with “our aspirations and my mantra of taking the country from consumption to production.”

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