PETER OBI INSISTS ON RESTRUCTURING, SAYS OIL IS BAGGAGE ECONOMY

…Urges Electorates To Vote Out APC

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The Vice Presidential running mate to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential Candidate PDP, Mr Peter Obi, on Thursday said it is time for Nigeria to reduced its dependence on crude as the major revenue earner describing such as a baggage economy.

The former governor of Anambra state also stated that the issues of restructuring remain sacrosanct in addressing some of the challenges bedeviling the nation.

Obi, spoke in Benin City, the Edo State capital during an interactive session with members of the public including civil society, representatives of the Nigerian Medical Society, NMA, Nigeria Bar Association and Nigeria Society of Engineers and other professional bodies.

While responding to questions from the public on his views about on security votes and immunity for Presidents, Vice and Governors said he does believe that security votes is right

He said monies belonging to the public should be properly accounted adding all these issues are things the Nigeria state should properly looked into.

He also called on Nigerians to come together in respective of party affiliation and vote for Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in February Presidential elections noting that Buhari’s led government has failed on it promises to the people.

He said latest statistics indicated that Nigeria today is the world capital of poverty due to  bad leadership and cluelessness of the APC led Federal government.

“The election we are face is not election between Atiku and Buhari. It’s about the future of Nigeria. Anybody can tell you any story, the thing is that Nigeria is collapsing. Today, we record insecurity like never in the history of Nigeria. Today Nigeria have the highest number of poor people in the world, we must come together to send them packing.”

 

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