“It’s Not a One-Party State”: Nigerians React As APC Governor Begs Peter Obi to Support Tinubu

“It’s Not a One-Party State”: Nigerians React As APC Governor Begs Peter Obi to Support Tinubu

  • Peter Obi has been told to join forces and work with President Bola Tinubu's government for the greater good of Nigeria
  • Governor Abdullahi Sule gave the charge when the LP chieftain visited him in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital
  • The governor's admonition has been greeted with mixed reactions from Nigerians on X, with many people expressing different views on the matter

Legit.ng journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

Nasarawa state, Lafia - Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has called on the flagbearer of the Labour Party (LP) in the 2023 presidential election, Peter Obi, to support President Bola Tinubu in the task of tackling the challenges confronting the nation.

Peter Obi pays courtesy visit to Nasarawa State Government House in Lafia.
Governor Sule asked Peter Obi to support Tinubu's government. Photo credit: Nasarawa Political Chronicle
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In a statement made available to newsmen on Monday, March 18, by Ibrahim Addra, the chief press secretary to the governor, Sule threw the challenge when Peter Obi paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House, Lafia.

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As reported by Channels TV, Sule told the former governor of Anambra state that there is time for politics and time for governance.

The governor urged the LP chieftain to tap into his wealth of experience and expertise to support the Tinubu administration in building a secure and prosperous country, The Cable reported.

“I want to also call on you Sir to support President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The country’s challenges cannot be resolved by one person only. We all have roles to play” Governor Sule said.

Reactions as Obi is asked to support Tinubu

Nigerians took to the comment section of X and shared their opinion on the governor's counsel. Legit.ng captured some of their reactions below.

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@NnamdiJude9 tweeted:

"He can only commend him when his policies are right and attack when it's not, that's what an opposition does in a democracy. Not join forces as if it's a one party state."

@Nithsmit tweeted:

"Is Peter obi fighting Tinubu? You guys should leave him alone."

@Ugowil tweeted:

"He stole a sophisticated euipment with a forged certificate, drug trafficking and perjury record, but he cannot work it."

@gideonjunior_ tweeted:

"What has Tinubu done in his administration that will warrant Obi to support him."

Obi criticises Ukraine's grain donation to Nigeria

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Obi said, “it is disheartening that our once economically confident nation, blessed with vast arable land and abundant natural resources, now relies on a war-torn Ukraine for food assistance”.

In a post on his verified X (formerly Twitter) page, Obi asserted that “this national disgrace stems from years of leadership failure, necessitating urgent reflection and a reordering of our national priorities and resource management and allocation”.

Source: Legit.ng

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