Party’s  presidential candidate in the 2023 election, Peter Obi, said he wouldn’t give up on his struggle to be President of Nigeria.
Mr. Obi was third in the February 25 election of which the Independent National Electoral Commission declared Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress the winner. But the former Anambra State governor insisted that he won the election and his petition is being heard by the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal.
“For three years I was in court in Anambra to reclaim my governorship, just to challenge the process. Many people tried to discourage me, but I said even if the entire four year tenure elapsed for us to prove a point and correct the process, I will be fulfilled,” said Obi Friday during a book launch in his honour in Awka.
He reiterated that he was not wasting his time as many people have said:  “Anyone who thinks I’m in transit is wasting his time. Let me tell you, I must be the president of this country, my spirit tell me. I’m sure of that. If it is not today, it must be tomorrow.
“Other people, who want to be, should come and tell us what they want to do, and how to do it.
“This is my country, I don’t have dual citizenship. If anyone thinks I am going to run away from Nigeria, they are lying.
“My argument is that, let’s do what is right. I always tell everyone that I will not give people money to do the wrong thing. I have been the chairman of a committee – TETFUND Committee and Prof Mahmood was my member.
We know ourselves, but when he became INEC Chairman, I have never met him. I told him, you’re an umpire, just do what is right.
“If you have the chance to do the right thing, and you insist on perpetuating anarchy, then, it will consume everybody one day. I insist that we must do the right thing.”

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