The Vice Presidential candidate of the PDP, Mr. Peter Obi said that Nigeria needed now was a team with firm understanding of global economic realities to plan the re-engineering of the country along those realities.
Obi was speaking yesterday at Isuofia in the House of Chief Ozomma Uba during the stakeholders meeting of Aguata people.
Obi who said his visit was by accident, as he had merely came to see a friend, assured that Atiku/ Obi candidacy has the requisite knowledge to turn the economy round, create jobs and tackle unemployment, which, according to him, is the roots of many crimes in the country.
Speaking during the event, the Managing Director of Pokobros Nig Ltd and a renowned industrialist, Chief Paul Okonkwo said that the election of Atiku and Obi would mark the beginning of Nigeria’s economic rebirth, going by their antecedent of wealth- creation and sound management of resources.
Recalling Obi’s tenure as the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Okonkwo said: ” Obi’s era marked the awakening of industrialization in the state. As an industrialist, we interacted with him on regular basis, he understood what the sector needed and gave it 100% support. We are optimistic that he will do more for Nigeria if he eventually becomes the Vice President.”
Other prominent stakeholders from Aguata who were present includes: Chief Godwin Okafor, the MD of Winco Foam; Chief Uche Obiakor, Chief Patrick Ifionu; Chief Emma Nwafor, among others. They assured him of their support.