2023: Why Peter Obi Can’t Fix Security Challenges in Nigeria – Oshiomhole

By Juliet Amaka
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Former Edo State governor and former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress,Adams Oshiomole, has said Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party lacks the capacity to address the security challenges facing the country.

Oshiomhole made the declaration on Sunday while speaking at the Youth Conference of the party held at the weekend in Abuja.

Peter Obi, who was the governor of Anambra State from 2006 to 2014, in a recent interview with CNN had said Nigeria is on the verge of collapse, and that if elected President would address insecurity and challenges affecting the economy.

Oshiomhole stated that as serving governor in Anambra, Peter Obi was not able to fix insecurity in the state therefore he lacks the capacity to fix insecurity nationwide..

He said: “For those of you who are social media warriors, there are issues here that you need to speak to. Go to Google and look at the first six months of Governor Obiano administration in Anambra State. What you will find on Youtube, is Governor Obiano demolishing houses of kidnappers and those who were then referred to as Bakassi boys and Bakassi girls.

“Who was the governor when Bakassi developed and who solved the problem? So, if a man could not solve a security challenge in his own state, which requires courage. How can he convince you that he will solve security challenges all over Nigeria?

“Don’t take it from me, go to Youtube and find out the first six, nine months of Governor Obiano and ask yourself, who was his predecessor, it will tell you it’s, Peter.

“If he has solved the security problem, will Obiano be using bulldozers to demolish houses of kidnappers, Bakassi boys, Bakassi girls, bandits?”

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