• A video of a Ghanaian pastor endorsing Peter Obi has gone viral on various social media platforms.
  • The pastor, who is a senior cleric of the Assemblies of God Church, Ghana, praised Obi’s record as a corruption-free politician.
  • He stated that African countries need leaders like Obi to ensure they compete with their peers globally.

Twitter – A pastor from one of the Assemblies of God churches in Ghana endorsed Labor Party presidential candidate Peter Obi ahead of the 2023 general election.

In a video that has now gone viral on social media, the pastor claimed that if possible, Obi should be made president rather than elected.

Peter Obi’s popularity extends beyond Nigeria due to his growing political profile. Photo credit: @PeterObi
Source: Twitter

His words:

“Today in Nigeria, three men are running for election. One of them, when you check his record, he stepped down, governor only, as a regional minister, and left 75 billion naira in the coffers for the next man.

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“Have you ever heard it somewhere in Africa before? However, they will not vote for such a man. They’re voting for people we don’t know what they’re talking about. Malice.

“Peter Obi, when you listen to his records, if everyone is normal in Nigeria, they shouldn’t even have elections, they should pick the man and put him there.”

2023: UK Sky News calls Peter Obi the ‘antidote to big man-ism’ in Nigeria

In a related development, the UK’s Sky News has described Obi as the “antidote to big man-ism” in Nigeria.

In an article written by its international affairs editor, Dominic Waghorn, the British tabloid stated:

“Obi is taking on the big and powerful interests in Nigerian politics and comes from the Igbo group, which has never had one of its own at the top.”

2023: Don’t hand over a sick country to a sick person, says Peter Obi

Remember that Obi recently stated that Nigeria is too fragile to be handed over to a sick person in the upcoming 2023 presidential election.

The Labor Party presidential candidate made the comment while speaking recently at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

He advised Nigerians to be wary of who they vote for in the upcoming elections, because of the stakes.

2023: UN and ECOWAS warn Nigeria against electoral violence

Meanwhile, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States on Tuesday 17 January warned Nigeria against violence in this year’s general elections.

They gave the warning in Jos, Plateau State, in an interactive engagement and mediation training with some stakeholders.

International organizations also stated that Nigeria cannot afford any crisis, noting that it would affect the West African region.

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