The Peter Obi Support Network (POSN) has called on Nigerians to shun the divisive utterances of the presidential candidates of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bola Tinubu and Atiku Abubakar respectively, and rally round the Labour Party candidate, Mr Peter Obi to rescue Nigeria from total collapse.
It said the APC, and PDP should be telling Nigerians how they would rescue the country from the path of precipice that it is heading, rather than polarizing the country along ethnic and religious fault lines with their divisive utterances.
POSN which stated this in a statement issued on Friday, and signed by its Spokesman, Mr Sani Saeed Altukry, wondered how those candidates could unite Nigerians after dividing them if they eventually win the election.
The group asked Nigerians to compare the statement of people driven by selfish ambition and those driven by a desire for nation building, while making their choice for the next president of this great country.
“Mr Peter Obi is using campaign to unite. His preaching, teaching and messages of hope have made many Nigerians to start seeing their Hausa, Yoruba and Fulani neighbours as brothers and Nigeria as their only country which must be repaired and made habitable by them. It is happening before the eyes of everyone.
“But Tinubu and Atiku camps are using divide and rule approach as their campaign strategy. Because of Atiku and Tinubu‘s blunders, Nigeria has divided far much more on religious and tribal lines than ever before. The same mistake made by President Muhammadu Buhari.
“The youths have become easy preys to terrorist recruiters because they do feel the love of this nation towards them. We shall show love to our youths and make them proud of their heritage as Nigerians.
“I have no greater pride than being Nigerian and making Nigeria great again is my greatest passion.”
The above statements attributed to the Labour Party candidate marks him as a different type of great politicians that Nigerians need today, POSN concluded. Continue reading…