Peter Obi’s experience not enough to take charge of Presidency —Okowa

The governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, has claimed that Peter Obi, the Labour Party’s (LP) presidential candidate, lacks the necessary expertise to lead Nigeria.

Okowa, the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) vice-presidential candidate, made this remark, during a BBC pidgin interview, on Monday.

He acknowledge Obi’s past political experience as a governor but noted that it would not suffice to preside over the complexities of Nigeria.

Okowa said, “At every party, there are good people and bad people. But today’s Nigeria is very troubled and we need the right person. That is why I am appealing to our youths to be wise and vote well, they should not be blinded by the concept of a false change because that is how they raved on Jonathan in 2015.

“His (Obi) previous experience is not enough for this one (presidency), it will be hard. His experience is not deep enough. Even as a current governor ruling in a time of crisis, I know how hard it is. I even want to learn…


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