2023 Election: Peter Obi’s Campaign Streak Continues, Rolls Out Plan To Counter Nigeria’s Debt Profile

2023 Election: Peter Obi’s Campaign Streak Continues, Rolls Out Plan To Counter Nigeria’s Debt Profile

  • Peter Obi, the bannerman of the Labour Party has pledged to improve the power sector if elected president
  • He stated this in Michigan, the United States while addressing Nigerians leaving in the area
  • The former Anambra state governor also reveals plan to cut the cost of governance to help clear the debt profile of Nigeria

United States, Michigan - The Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi is not slowing down one bit as he has continued to show commitment to his promises ahead of the 2023 presidential election.

As reported by Punch, the former Anambra state governor on Monday, October 3 official unveiled his plans on wiping out Nigeria's debt profile.

Peter Obi, 2023 election, Labour Party
Peter Obi says his administration will reduce the cost of governance if elected president in 2023. Photo: Peter Obi
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He presented it while speaking to Nigerians in Michigan, the United States on the theme ‘Nigeria Diaspora and Capacity Building’.

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According to a statement issued by the Obi-Datti Media office, Obi said if elected, his administration will cut down expenses of governance.

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He said:

“We shall pursue a drastic reduction in the cost of governance and corruption; Improve ease of doing business to attract FDI to jumpstart industrialization and when borrowing is unavoidable, it will be strictly for regenerative purposes and production."

Peter Obi vows to improve energy distribution

Similarly, Peter Obi pledged that his administration will place priority on the power sector so as to boost private businesses and boost the economic functionality of Nigeria.

He said generating power and distributing power will stand as one of the main agendas of his administration for the best interest of allowing private businesses to thrive and also encourage more investors

He said:

“We will, therefore, vigorously pursue the liberalization of the transmission infrastructure in addition to a robust power mix- embedded power and renewable energy.”

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Obi further appreciated the youths and encouraged them to be more resilient.

He said:

“The journey to rescue Nigeria could not have gained momentum without the proactive role of our youth. I salute them.

2023 election: Atiku's ally hails Obi supporters

Meanwhile, on Saturday, October 1, supporters of Peter Obi, the Labor Party's 2023 presidential candidate, took to the streets of many states across the country.

After seeing photos and videos showing the large turnout, Reno Omokri was impressed and hailed the movement.

The PDP supporter noted that Obidient rallies were amazing and should not be belittled by anyone.

Former Obasanjo minister endorses Peter Obi

In another development, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is beginning to lose grip of its fan base ahead of the 2023 general election.

The emergence of Peter Obi as the presidential candidate of the Labour Party is fast diminishing the popularity of the PDP.

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Even the former minister of education Obi Ezekwesili thinks Peter Obi of the Labour Party is the man to beat.

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Segun Adeyemi (Current Affairs and Politics Editor) Segun Adeyemi is a journalist with over 9 years of experience as an active field reporter, editor, and editorial manager. He has had stints with Daily Trust newspaper, Daily Nigerian, and News Digest. He currently works as an editor for Legit.ng's current affairs and politics desk. He holds a degree in Mass Communication (Adekunle Ajasin University). He is a certified digital reporter by Reuters, AFP and the co-convener of the annual campus journalism awards. Email: segun.adeyemi@corp.legit.ng.

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