Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has officially endorsed the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, as his preferred choice for the 2023 election. This endorsement was made public in Obasanjo’s New Year message, which was released to the media on Sunday.
In his message, Obasanjo praised Obi for his leadership abilities and stated that he believes Obi has a clear edge over the other candidates in the race. He cited Obi’s ability to hold himself accountable and make necessary changes when needed as a key strength, and emphasized that this is a crucial quality in a leader.
Obasanjo went on to say that he has full confidence in Obi’s ability to lead Nigeria to a better future, and expressed his hope that the people of Nigeria will make the right choice in the upcoming election. He concluded his message by reiterating his support for Obi and encouraging others to join him in backing the Labour Party candidate.