2019 ELECTIONS: What Peter Obi said about Buhari in Benin

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Mr. Peter Obi

The vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, has claimed Nigeria is “collapsing” and warned that another four years of President Muhammadu Buhari/APC-led government, will finally sink the country.

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Mr. Peter Obi

Obi stated this during an interactive session in Benin City, the Edo State capital on Thursday.

The session was held with critical stakeholders in the nation’s politics, including members of the civil society groups, market women/men, Nigeria Bar Association, Nigeria Medical Association, media, traditional/religious leaders and party members.

According to the former Anambra Governor, President Buhari lacks the capacity to manage the nation’s economy.

Obi stated that the PDP has the experience and the people to improve the economy, saying “since I am going to work with Atiku, I will bring my experience to bear in promoting businesses in the country.

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“How can a man who does not have a shop aspire to be the chairman of the traders in the market?

“I have always been a trader. You know I understand your needs. You know that the vice president helps to run the economy.

“With me, you have someone who understands business and understands your needs.”

On the continuous agitation for restructuring of the country, Obi added: “We must restructure the country. The country is not working, and if it is not working, we must change it; waiting every month to share money in Abuja, will not help us. We need to think creatively.”