Peter Obi Politics made me poorer – Ex-Governor says

Obi said this while reacting to allegations that he manipulated the Anambra state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries.

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Dr. Peter Obi believes failure of leadership is the bane of Nigeria

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Former Anambra state Governor, Peter Obi, in an interview, said that going into politics made him poorer.

Obi said this while reacting to allegations that he manipulated the Anambra state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries.

According to Vanguard, Obi also said “I did not go into politics wretched; I was already a director in three financial institutions, a director in four other major companies; all by the virtue of my investments. I was also running a successful family business. Going into politics even made me poorer but I won’t question anything because that is where God wants me to be. The joy of rendering fruitful service to the people cannot be quantified in naira and kobo. For me, all I want is for us to have a better society; caring for the poor and the people.”

The former Governor also debunked the report, saying that he is not a delegate to the primaries.

Obi said “I’m not a member of PDP Caretaker Committee in the State. I’m not a delegate to the primaries. So, I wonder how this came about. There were delegates who voted. Those delegates are not my brothers and sisters.

“The best thing to do now is to avoid distractions the opposition is deliberately planting amongst us in order to have competitive advantage over us. I wish all PDP members realise this. People must realise that In any election, you must support one person or the other based on his proven and inherent potentials.

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“ I do so based on that criteria and not for transaction. I must have a cogent and convincing reason in my own case to support anybody. Yes, anybody can talk about Oseloka Obaze. I can tell you that for me, people said my government did well; one of those who made it possible is Oseloka Obaze.”

Dr. Peter Obi served as the Governor of Anambra state under the umbrella of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).

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