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Peter Obi is only interested in merger to end poverty, not seeking powers – LP to Atiku, others



Peter Obi is only interested in merger to end poverty, not seeking powers – LP to Atiku, others

Yunusa Tanko, the spokesman of the defunct Obi-Datti presidential campaign council, has said that the LP 2023 presidential candidate, Peter Obi would only agree to a merger that would solve the nation’s poverty crisis.

TopNaija reports that Tanko stated that the politician, Peter Obi do not have interest in any merger that is aimed at seeking political powers.

This is coming after the former Anambra State Governor met with the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s Atiku Abubakar, also with former Senate President Bukola Saraki and Sule Lamido.

The meeting with had sparked many reactions of a possible merger, which Atiku recently preached for.

Reacting to the speculations, Tanko, while appearing on Channels TV’s Politics Today on Monday, said Obi would only partner with those who have similar values.

Tanko said: “His Excellency, Peter GregoryObi is not interested in a merger that is only for the interest of seeking power.

“He is interested in a merger that will bring Nigerians out of the poverty level, bringing the Nigerian people to a comfortable state of health care.

“Making sure Nigerians have potable drinking water; making sure the problem of power supply is being solved.

“So, therefore, he is interested strongly in a merger that is driven by ideology and a programme. But if it’s only for the purpose of power, he is not interested.”

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