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I am not on transit – Obi refuses to surrender presidential bid

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Obi confidently affirmed that he would emerge as Nigeria’s president both as we speak or within the close to future.

He made this identified whereas talking at an unveiling of the guide: “Peter Obi: many voices, one perspective,” which took in Awka, Anambra State capital on Friday, Might 12, 2023.

The previous governor additionally disclosed that he is in no hurry to realize his presidency dream, however restated his dedication to at all times stand for the reality within the quest to construct a greater Nigeria.


The 61-year-old politician additionally expressed his willingness to respect the end result of the continuing electoral dispute in courtroom.

Obi stated: “I’m absolutely on this journey and anybody who thinks I’m on transit is joking. If it isn’t achieved as we speak, it is going to be tomorrow. I’m not in a rush and I’m not determined.

“However we should repair this nation. I’ve just one passport and anybody who thinks that Peter Obi will run away is losing his time.

“I’m in courtroom now and regardless of the choice of the courtroom will probably be, I’ll respect. I’m not going to riot. However I do know we’re dedicated to the future of this nation. When it’s God’s time, it’ll occur.

“We’re attempting to construct a brand new Nigeria and that new Nigeria should be able to express regret, even when they’re proper. We have to begin fascinated with what are we going to do to have a greater nation.


The Labour Get together candidate, who recommitted himself to at all times doing what is true, stated he would by no means dole out cash to affect any wrongdoing.

Obi additionally appreciated his supporters, in any other case referred to as Obidients, for his or her understanding and perseverance, whereas reminding them that his softness and apologetic disposition is an indication of self-discipline and accountability.

Pulse stories that the occasion was additionally graced by Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Achebe, Catholic bishop of Awka diocese, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, amongst different dignitaries,

In his deal with, Achebe, who doubles as Chairman, Anambra State Conventional Rulers Council, described the previous governor as a person of future whose progress in life displays the hand of God upon him.

“It’s not by his works or by his energy,” the royal father stated.