Peter Obi Appears on Sky News, Explains Why Britain Needs Nigeria More Than Ever

Peter Obi Appears on Sky News, Explains Why Britain Needs Nigeria More Than Ever

  • Nigeria is a huge market for the government of the United Kingdom, Peter Obi, the Labour Party's presidential candidate has said
  • Obi said that with 200 million Nigerians as human capital, Britain has more to gain from the giant of Africa
  • According to Obi, Nigeria is critical for UK's success, especially as the effect of Brexit hits Britain, as the nation needs more commonwealth members

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The 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has said that Nigeria's survival and development would be beneficial to the United Kingdom.

The former governor of Anambra state explained that with the exit of Britain from the European Union, the British government should be more committed to Nigeria's survival than it has ever been.

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Peter Obi says he believes Nigeria has more to offer the United Kingdom. Photo: Peter Obi
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Obi made the disclosure during an interview with a journalist on Sky News, a UK-based News company, which was monitored by

Describing Obi as a 2023 presidential candidate who has gone from being a long shot to a front runner in just a few months, the interviewer said that Peter Obi is a new name in emerging African politics.

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While speaking, Obi added that everything appears to be wrong with Nigeria, as a result, the youths have made a firm decision to take back their country.

His words:

"Everybody can see, especially the youth can see that something is wrong and they are saying we want to change the situation.
"Our country cannot continue on this trajectory that is leading nowhere."

Asked what he would do as president in relation to Britain and why the British people should care about an election in Nigeria, Obi responded:

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"Because it is important to them, we have 200 million people and if their economy changes today, it is a huge market for Britain.
"It is critical for them and Britain has exited the European Union, they need commonwealth members."

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