Peter Obi, the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate in the February 25 elections, met with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Awka, Anambra state, on Saturday, March 25.
Obi who is a former governor of Anambra state made this known in a tweet sighted by Legit.ng on Sunday, March 26……CONTINUE READING
Legit.ng gathers that the duo were in Anambra for the one-year anniversary of the governor of Anambra state, Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo.
What I discussed with Obasanjo – Peter Obi
Obi expressed gratitude for the “quiet time” he had with ex-President Obasanjo at the Anambra airport.
He said they exchanged views on the “state of play and state of the nation”.
“I am very grateful for the quiet time with the former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo at the Anambra airport yesterday. We exchanged views on the state of play and state of the nation,” the LP presidential flagbearer tweeted.
Legit.ng notes that Obasanjo endorsed Obi’s 2023 presidential bid. He said though the former Anambra governor was not a saint, he had an edge over other contenders in the race.
However, Obi came third in the poll, losing to the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Meanwhile, in a previous report, Legit.ng highlighted Obi’s five prayers as he challenged Tinubu’s victory at the tribunal.
Among others, the LP presidential flagbearer urged the court to declare Tinubu and his running mate, Kashim Shettima, unqualified to contest the February 25 presidential election.
He also urged the court to declare that Tinubu did not score the majority of the lawful votes cast in the election……CONTINUE READING