Election 2023: Peter Obi’s luck sinks as powerful northern politician reveals major secret

  • Former Sokoto State deputy governor Mukhtar Shagari has revealed that he rejected the offer to become Labor party presidential candidate Peter Obi.
  • Shagari said he rejected the spot because he didn’t see Peter Obi win the 2023 presidential election
  • The PDP stalwart said that there are only two political parties in Nigeria, which are the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the PDP.

Sokoto, Sokoto- Mukhtar Shagari, the former Deputy Governor of Sokoto State, has revealed that the Labor Party approached him to become Peter Obi’s running mate.

While speaking on the Channel Television show, Shagari said he rejected the offer because he was not convinced Peter Obi could win in the 2023 presidential election.

Shagari reveals why he refused to be Peter Obi’s running mate Photo credit: Mr. Peter Obi
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Shagari, who is a leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said he looked at the ‘political scenario’, what Labor is, before deciding he could not be a running mate -presidency of Peter Obi.

“I don’t see the way Peter Obi will win the election in this country.”

According to the PDP stalwart, it’s still politics in parts of the southeast, and some young people on social media are shouting Peter Obi.

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“But the truth is that there are two dominant parties in this country – APC and PDP. If you want to become president, I think you have to belong to one of them.

He noted that zoning is not constitutional, adding that there is no provision for it in the constitution of Nigeria.

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“It’s purely a party thing,” he said.

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Legit.ng Earlier reported that Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council’s Director of Special Media and New Media Projects and Operations, Femi Fani-Kayode, lambasted Peter Obi, the Labor Party’s presidential candidate.

Fani-Kayode, in his proposal, said the Labor Party flag bearer would come fourth in the 2023 presidential elections, saying the poll was for the “big boys”.

FFK, as he is affectionately known, has alleged that Peter Obi ignores presidential spokespersons because he is a dunce with no manners.

Source: Legit.ng

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