- Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, paid a visit to Governor Charles Soludo of Anambra state on Friday, August 19
- The former Anambra governor and his successor had a private talk at the latter's lodge in the Amawbia LGA of the state
- It was gathered that during the closed-door meeting Soludo wished Obi well in his presidential ambition
The venue of the meeting was Soludo's lodge located in the Amawbia area of the state, The Cable reports.
The governor's chief press secretary, Christian Aburime, said the talk between the duo was a private one.
Aburime in his statement that Obi and Soludo had a mutial discussion in which the LP's presidential flagbearer hailed his successor for his revolutionary work in Anambra.
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On his part, the governor wished Obi well in his bid to become Nigeria's next president in 2023.
“Both leaders had a mutual discussion behind closed doors. Afterward, Mr. Peter Obi commended Governor Soludo highly for the great job he is doing in Anambra state.
“Governor Soludo on the other hand welcomed Mr. Peter Obi to Anambra as a prominent son of the State and wished him well on his Presidential bid as the Presidential candidate of the Labour Party.”
Peter Obi visits Femi Kuti, reveals his mission in video
Meanwhile, Obi on Wednesday, August 17, paid a courtesy visit to Afrobeat king, Femi Kuti.
The meeting between Femi and Obi came days after the former pointed out that he is not part of the ‘Obidient’ movement.
In a viral video on Twitter, the former Anambra governor noted that his visit was in reaction to the singer's tweet in which he said the term "Obidient" cannot be applied to him.
In the brief clip, Obi said rivalry and ill-feeling are not part of the society he intends s to build if elected president in 2023.
Obi said before the 2023 general elections, his campaign will be issue-based and this what why he visited Femi for.