2027 Presidency: Buhari’s Ex-Aide Explains How Atiku, Peter Obi Will Work for Tinubu’s Re-Election

2027 Presidency: Buhari’s Ex-Aide Explains How Atiku, Peter Obi Will Work for Tinubu’s Re-Election

  • Lauretta Onochie, a former aide to ex-president Muhammadu Buhari, has identified one major factor that would lead to President Tinubu's victory in 2027
  • Onochie maintained strongly that Tinubu's re-election would be smooth considering Atiku's and Peter Obi's merger
  • The APC chieftain made this revelation while reacting to Peter Obi and Atiku's recent meeting in Abuja
  • Buhari's former appointee claimed that Atiku's decision to step down for Peter Obi in 2027 would lead to PDP's defeat and APC's victory

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The immediate past chairman of the governing board, Niger Delta Development Commission, Lauretta Onochie, has claimed that Peter Obi and Atiku's merger will result in President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's election victory in 2027.

2027: APC chieftains speaks on Atiku, Peter Obi's merger
Lauretta Onochie says Atiku and Peter Obi's alliance will work in Tinubu's favour come 2027. Photo credit: Atiku Abubakar, @Laurestar
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Onochie, the former media aide to former President Muhammadu Buhari, prayed on Saturday, May 18, that the flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 elections should step down for the flagbearer of the Labour Party (LP), Obi, in 2027.

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Recall that in an interview with the BBC Hausa, Atiku, said his recent meeting with Obi was just the usual meeting between the opposition. He added that such meetings are healthy for the country's democracy.

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Reacting, Onochie said Atiku stepping down for Obi would make President Tinubu’s re-election easier.

She made this assertion in a post shared on her X page on Saturday, and sighted by Legit.ng.

Onochie tweeted:

"Our Father and our God. Yes, it's me, your son.

"I pray that Atiku steps down for Obi, so that 2027 would be an easy job for APC re-election

"You know I never ask you for anything because you are a responsible father who provides for me, always.

"Thank you for answered prayer."

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In another development, Legit.ng reported that Reno Omokri said no northerner will agree to contest the presidency alongside Peter Obi in the 2027 elections.

According to Omokri, Atiku Abubakar, NNPP flagbearer Rabiu Kankwaso, and the former Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai will not be willing to work with Obi, as many speculated.

Omokri wondered about the significance of Obi’s rapprochement with northern powerbrokers in the PDP. He stressed that “right now, Peter Obi is tainted.”

Source: Legit.ng

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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng with 6+ years of experience. Before joining Legit.ng, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email: esther.odili@corp.legit.ng.

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