Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi has stated that a consensus candidate is not the answer to the country’s many challenges.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP ,Peoples Democratic Party, PDP top stakeholder said that , the consensus structure demanded by some aspirants is not what Nigeria requires right now.
The former Vice-presidential candidate said this at a meeting with PDP chieftains in Akure, Ondo State’s capital, on Sunday, ahead of the party’s upcoming primary.
He also urged Nigerians to vote out the All Progressives Congress, APC, in 2023, claiming that the party had pushed the country backwards.
“Nigeria is its darkest days. The country is collapsing and the only thing we are hearing is kidnapping, banditry poverty.
“Schools are shut down, killings are everywhere and this is the cumulative effect of the bad leadership.
”What the country needs at this particular period is somebody who can turn around the economy of the country and not a consensus candidate
“With just N5 billion, the Akure/Ado-Ekiti road will be fixed, but all this money they are borrowing is for consumption. The only thing you hear is sharing formula not production formula,” he said.