Wednesday August 10, 2022 11:55 PM

Don’t vote for me based on ethnic or religious consideration- Obi tells Nigerians

Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, has said that the 2023 general elections should not be based on ethnicity, or religion.

The former Governor of Anambra State said this while having an interview with Arise on Thursday.

According to him, the election would be based on a Nigerian agenda to save the country.

The presidential candidate of Labour added that  in 2023 Nigerians must elect a capable candidate to lead the country, adding that ethic or religious considerations  by Nigerians during past elections had led Nigeria to the current quagmire.

He added that at present, the country is in dire need of an an expert to save it.

The former Governor urged the electorate  to vote for him as the best man for the job and not because of primitive consideration.

According to him, he doesn’t want Nigerians to vote for him because he is from a particular place,  adding  that he wants people to vote for him based on competence and what he can offer Nigerians.

He stressed, “This election will not be based on ‘my turn’, ethnicity, and religion. It will be based on a Nigerian agenda to save this Nigeria. Nigeria is in a coma, and it needs a specialist, and that is why I’m offering to save its life or it will die.

“I’m appealing to people to vote to save Nigeria, and to save Nigeria is to hire the best.”

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