I will continue to preach how to solve Nigeria’s problems. I am not desperate to be president – According to OBI

I will continue to preach how to solve Nigeria’s problems. I am not desperate to be president - According to OBI

Alhaji Muhammad Illiyasu Bashar, the Chairman of the Council of Chiefs in Kebbi State and the Emir of Gwandu, has reportedly urged Nigeria’s leaders to follow the guidance of the former governor of Anambra State and the Labour Party’s (LP) presidential candidate in the general elections of 2023 regarding how to handle the country’s challenges. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

When Peter Obi and his party paid the traditional ruler a courtesy call at his palace in Birnin Kebbi, the king made this declaration. Emir Gwandu emphasized the value of taking Obi’s suggestions into consideration while praising him for his insights and solutions offered for Nigeria’s problems.

“I was not surprised that you are going around the country to advise us on how to make Nigeria a great nation. We have listened to your ideas on how we can harness our vast land, capable and educated youth to propel Nigeria towards greatness,” said Emir Gwandu.

He urged leaders to take heed of Obi’s suggestions for national prosperity, highlighting the need to tap into the country’s potential. Emir Gwandu emphasized the importance of recognizing Nigeria’s rich resources and the role of leadership in steering the nation towards success.

In response, Peter Obi clarified that his visit was not politically motivated but aimed at offering solutions to Nigeria’s challenges, showing respect to the Emir, and assisting people in need.

“My tour of the Northern region during Ramadan is to better understand the situation and contribute in my capacity. I firmly believe that investing in agriculture, rather than relying solely on oil, is key to addressing Nigeria’s problems,” Obi stated.

He pointed out that poverty is a significant factor contributing to criminal activities in the North, stressing the potential of engaging millions of young people through agricultural initiatives.

“With Nigeria’s abundant uncultivated land, we have the potential to transform from a consumer nation to a producer nation. Investing in agriculture is crucial to overcoming the current hardships and addressing the hunger affecting about 80 million Nigerians,” Obi emphasized. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

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