2023 Election: Sole Reason Peter Obi Was “Recruited”, Asari Dokubo Makes Stunning Revelation

2023 Election: Sole Reason Peter Obi Was “Recruited”, Asari Dokubo Makes Stunning Revelation

  • A major political figure of the Ijaw ethnic group in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, Asari Dokubo, has sustained his verbal onslaught on Peter Obi
  • Dokubo claimed in a recent broadcast on Facebook that Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the last election, was "recruited" by some members of a cabal
  • The fiery activist, who labelled Obi 'Satan', declared that the former Anambra state governor might never achieve his ambition of becoming Nigeria's president

Degema, Rivers state - Mujahid Asari Dokubo, a Niger Delta activist, has claimed that a 'cabal' “tested the water” with tenure elongation, but “failed woefully”.

Speaking during a Facebook Live on Friday, May 19, monitored by Legit.ng, Dokubo said the cabal did not want President Muhammadu Buhari to hand over.

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He declared that Peter Obi, the candidate of the Labour Party, can never win a presidential election with a politician in the same mould as Bola Tinubu.

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Dokubo is a staunch critic of Peter Obi and his supporters. He has launched yet another scathing attack on the former Anambra governor. Photo credits: Dokubo Asari Justice Foundation, Mr. Peter Obi
Source: Facebook

Dokubo, a strong supporter of Bola Tinubu, the president-elect, alleged that the cabal backed Obi during the 2023 election.

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He said:

“It is terrible how these people brought Satan himself to come and irritate us. They know that even if election is held one million times, Peter Obi cannot win election.
“They know that it is the corrupt cabal that recruited Peter Obi, mobilise him with funds, and they are now playing the script of the cabal that there should be tenure elongation; President Muhammadu Buhari should not hand over.

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“They tested the water with tenure elongation, and they failed woefully. That is the sole reason why Obi was recruited.”

He added:

“All those who are thinking that this mandate can be truncated, be deceiving yourself. Because it will not; we only have 10 days to go. On Tinubu’s mandate we stand.”

May 29: Calls for tenure extension for President Buhari

There was a call for a tenure extension for President Muhammadu Buhari. However, the All Progressives Congress (APC) declared that the president would serve out his term and vacate the presidential villa as stipulated by law.

Specifically, the national chairman of the ruling party, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, dismissed concerns about any planned tenure elongation.

Buhari also repeated his resolve to respect the maximum two-term limit in the Nigerian Constitution for the position of president.

President Buhari, a northerner, is expected to hand over to his party member, Tinubu, on May 29. Tinubu is a two-term governor of Lagos state.

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Pastor who predicted Tinubu’s presidency in 2021 drops another prophecy

Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerians have been urged to support Tinubu as he prepares for his inauguration on Monday, May 29.

This appeal was made by Prophet Wale Ojo of the Harvest Centre Mission, Ikorodu Lagos, during a news conference in Alausa, Ikeja, on Monday, April 10.

US-based Nigerian doctor files fresh suit to delay Tinubu's inauguration

Legit.ng also reported that Dr Adah Obekpa, a Nigerian medical practitioner based in the United States, took legal action to delay the inauguration of Tinubu.

Dr Obekpa filed a motion before the Supreme Court of Nigeria, arguing that his case of alleged unlawful exclusion from the 2011 General Elections should be resolved before Tinubu's inauguration.

Source: Legit.ng

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Ridwan Adeola (Current Affairs Editor) Ridwan Adeola Yusuf is a Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng and a certified journalist with over 9 years of experience. He edited Politics Nigeria's articles, was the Acting Editor of AllNews Nigeria and Fact-Checking Researcher (Africa Check). He received his HND in Mass Communication from The Polytechnic Ibadan. He received a Certificate of Achievement (Journalism Clinic’s Fix The Leak masterclass, 2021) and also completed Google News Initiative's Advance digital reporting curriculum. Contact him at ridwan.adeola@corp.legit.ng.

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