- Nigerians have been assured that Peter Obi cannot doll out N2 billion to a church to boost his presidential ambition
- The assurance was given on social media by a former lawmaker who represented Kaduna central at the Eighth National Assembly, Shehu Sani
- Sani said he does not think Obi could easily let go of N2 billion because even his pockets are sealed - a reference to how "stingy" Obi is
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A former lawmaker has reacted to a trending claim that Peter Obi, the Labour Party's 2023 flagbearer, made a donation of N2 billion to a church in Nigeria.
Shehu Sani, in a tweet, said that he does not think that Obi can part with such an amount of money for any reason let alone his 2023 presidential ambition.
The former lawmaker further noted that he had met with Obi, who served as a two-time governor of Anambra state and he is sure he (Obi) never gave anyone such an amount of money.
Sani also noted that when they met at the International Conference Centre in Abuja in the past week, Obi's pockets had a sealed cover.
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"I don’t think Peter can easily part with N2 Billion.
"Last week we met at the ICC Abuja, the venue of the NLC delegate congress, even his front pockets have a sealed cover."
Peter Obi presents Labour Party's blueprint to top Yoruba leader, restates need for restructuring, others
Peter Obi, the flag bearer of the Labour Party, visited Gani Adams, the Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba land on Monday, February 13.
Obi said his visit is in respect of the stool of the Onakankanfo and an opportunity to suggest how best to solve Nigeria's problems with an enduring blueprint.
Adams said Nigeria is a project in which everyone must be involved to make the country a better place for all.
Naira swap: Former lawmaker exposes politicians, explains why some are calling for extension of CBN's deadline
A former lawmaker, Shehu Sani, alleged that some top politicians and those contesting for various positions in the forthcoming election want to be involved in vote-buying.
The lawmaker who represented Kaduna central in the Eighth Senate said these unnamed politicians want to buy votes with old notes.
Obviously reacting to the Supreme Court Ruling which suspended the February 10 deadline for the Central Bank of Nigeria's new money policy implementation, the activist that is the only available reason for a push for an extension.