Peter Gregory Obi, the presidential candidate for the Labour Party, has stated that it is to his advantage that his rivals characterize him as a miserly person rather than as someone who steals money from the government.
During a secret meeting with traditional rulers in Anambra, which took place on the sidelines of his campaign rally in the state, he made this statement.
It’s Better They Call Me Stingy Not Corrupt – Peter Obi
In addition, the individual stated that he does not owe anyone an apology for being a wise person and that this is something for which he does not need to make amends.
The candidate for the Libertarian Party also took a shot at his rivals in the political arena by stating that the office of president is neither a retirement home nor a place where people wait for turns.
The candidate for the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, whose campaign motto is “Emi Lokan,” frequently claims that it is his turn to run Nigeria and that it should be under his leadership.
However, Obi, who was in Anambra for a town hall meeting with students and a rally, asserted that he is the ideal candidate to improve Nigeria.
Obi responded by saying, “They stated that I am a thrifty man, and I reply that it’s better that they didn’t imply that I am wasteful or that I embezzled public cash.” They merely stated that I am cheap, but let me tell you that the work and the presidency of our country deserve someone who is cheap.
He continued by saying, “It is not a matter of taking turns. It is not a matter of who goes first; rather, the issue is one of capacity; if it were a matter of who goes first, individuals like us would say that it is our turn and that we should be regarded.
“The role of a president is not to provide a retirement loan or to reach any type of settlement; rather, it is to bring the country together and to reconstruct it.”
When compared to the other candidates, who are of a more advanced age, you will see that both my running companion and I are on the younger end of the age spectrum.
“When you talk about qualification, I am the most qualified and the youngest among them, and this is not a job for rehabilitation of people because Nigeria needs a strong and vibrant person as president and one that is in tune with the trending and modern style of leadership so that our country would be counted among the committee of great Nations in the world,” he said. “When you talk about qualification, I am the most qualified and the youngest among them.” “This is not a job for rehabilitation of people because Nigeria needs a strong leader.