Peter Obi responds to Atiku, says he’s hoping for another miracle

Labor Party presidential candidate Peter Obi has reacted to his dismissive comment Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) opponent, Atiku Abubakar. PREMIUM TIMES reported how Atiku, in an interview, dismissed Mr. Obi’s presidential ambition. He said that it would take a miracle for Obi to win the 2023 presidential election. He also said that Obi and the Labor Party only have support on social media and lack the necessary structure at the base to win the next election. Atiku, a former vice president, ran for the presidency in 2019, with Mr. Obi, the former governor of Anambra state, as his running mate. Obi defected from the PDP to pick the Labor Party presidential ticket earlier this year, a move Atiku said he had no prior knowledge of. Former political allies will face each other and other leading candidates, including the ruler’s presidential candidate. Congress of all progressives (APC), Tinubu Ball. Tinubu Ball Miracle Series Reacting to Atiku’s comment in an interview on Channels TV on Monday, Obi said that his political journey has been a series of miracles that allowed him to overcome many obstacles. Obi said he is looking forward to the next miracle that will make him the president of the country in 2023. “The miracle is the root of our faith,” was Mr. Obi’s response when asked to react to Atiku’s comments. He said that since he began his political journey, he has found nothing short of “miraculous achievements.” He recalled how he ran for governor of Anambra state under a party that was less than a year old. He also recalled how he went to court and won and how he is the “only governor to come back from impeachment.” “…So, I look forward to the next miracle,” he said. Obi also confirmed that he did not tell anyone of his decision to leave the PDP. He said he did it because he didn’t want anyone to dissuade him and he went with his interest and the interest of Nigerians at heart. “Atiku is still my respected brother. I didn’t tell other respected people, including my family, because I didn’t want people to talk me out of it,” he said. “I did it in the best interest of my future and the future of Nigerians.” ALSO READ: 2023: It will take a miracle for Peter Obi to win – Atiku When asked if he would consider a line-up with Atiku in the future, he simply said that all he cares about now is “going to the election to win.” On insecurity and the unification of Nigeria A key step in addressing insecurity is lifting people out of poverty, he said. The presidential candidate who said he did not want to reveal his plans to address insecurity if elected, said there is a need for “adequate manpower and adequate equipment” as well as the “political will to deal decisively and immediately with the terrorists”. This is even as he echoed his support for the state police. He further said that, if elected, he would use justice, equity and inclusion to unify the country. “We will consult, we will negotiate and we will tour every part of this country. Where we have to pray, we will…” Obi is currently and possibly the most preferred presidential candidate on social media right now. Although critics say this is not enough to win an election, his supporters, who have labeled themselves ‘OBItooth’, have promised to get enough votes for him to win at the polls in 2023. Read More Related News Here Let here it in the comment below if you do have an opinion on this; Peter Obi responds to Atiku, says he’s hoping for another miracle