Peter Obi vows to reclaim ‘mandate’, says no going back

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has vowed there is no going back in efforts to reclaim his mandate.

Obi is currently challenging the outcome of the February 25 presidential election, which saw Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) declared as the winner.

In a series of tweets, Obi urged his supporters to remain calm.


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“I encourage Nigerians to remain calm and steadfast in the journey to reclaiming their mandate of a New Nigeria. I will never give up on this journey until victory is achieved.

“The struggle to reclaim this mandate is not about me as a person but, about millions of Nigerians who placed their trust in me through their votes.

“The millions of Nigerians who voted for me did not just cast their votes but, they invested their hopes in me and they deserve justice. So, we must stay the course.”

Obi noted that his opponents are making attempts to distract him and tarnish his image.

He also noted that those who benefited from the status quo are fighting back.

Stressing that he would not be deterred, the LP presidential candidate said, “I never expected the journey to a New Nigeria to be an easy one. The forces, who had over the years, lived off the old order, are bound to fight back, as is being experienced now.

“If they come at us through land, air and sea, we will respond to them through land, air and sea but, we will remain law abiding and will never give up on the nation. We are on the right path and we will remain committed to the course.”

The former governor of Anambra State reassured his supporters that the court case would provide an opportunity to reclaim their mandate, and promised to rebuild the wealth of the nation if given the chance as president.

He also pledged to start with the North, which has been plagued by poverty and insecurity.

He also reiterated his commitment to lifting people out of poverty and transforming Nigeria for the better.

Despite the obstacles in his path, Obi expressed confidence that he would emerge victorious in the end.

He insisted that he had always lived his life in a law-abiding manner and was not afraid of the lies and propaganda against him.



    The presidential election held on February 25, 2023, was highly controversial, with many allegations of rigging and irregularities.

    Obi and his party, the LP have refused to accept the outcome and are challenging it in court.

    The ruling party, APC, has dismissed the allegations and accused Obi of trying to foment trouble.

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