2023 Election: After Losing to Tinubu, Atiku Finally Reveals Why Peter Obi Was Defeated

2023 Election: After Losing to Tinubu, Atiku Finally Reveals Why Peter Obi Was Defeated

  • PDP flagbearer, Atiku Abubakar, has made a shocking revelation about why Peter Obi of the Labour Party was defeated
  • Atiku maintained that Obi, the former governor of Anambra state, was not ripe enough to rule Nigeria; hence he couldn't have emerged victorious during the poll
  • The former vice president, however, noted that he remains the only option for the Igbos to achieve the southeast presidency

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The standard-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday, March 2nd, posited that the presidential bid of his Labour Party counterpart, Peter Obi was premature.

Atiku made his opinion known while speaking at a briefing with members of the press in Abuja, a report by The Punch confirmed.

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Atiku talks about Obi after losing to APC flagbearer Bola Tinubu. Photo credit: Atiku Abubakar, Mr. Peter Obi
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Atiku gives reason Igbos should support him, says Obi is unripe to rule

The former vice president insisted that he remained the stepping stone to the aspiration of the Igbo to produce Nigeria’s President.

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He said,

“I have always said that I will be a stepping stone to an Igbo Presidency.
“Because there is no zone alone in this country that can produce a President on his own. I have always told my Igbo compatriots that you negotiate for power, you don’t fight for it."

Bola Tinubu’s biography: age, net worth, children, wife, mansion

Bola Tinubu is a renowned Nigerian politician, national leader, and accountant. He has served his country in different political positions.

Tinubu is the former governor of Lagos State. He served for two terms that spanned from May 1999 to May 2007.

Bola is a member of the All Progressives Congress party. He also holds the titles of the Asiwaju of Lagos and the Jagaban of Borgu Kingdom.

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A lot went down in the just concluded presidential and National Assembly election, held on Saturday, February 25, 2023.

The election revealed that even the most prominent politicians could be defeated even in their territory.

While some of the politicians won, others lost their home base to opposition parties and even a party that is less than a year old, the Labour Party candidates in some states defeated candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the candidates of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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