Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has taken a swipe at his opposition in the forthcoming 2023 presidential election.
The former Anambra State Governor was seen in a viral video on social media mocking the leadership of an unnamed party, saying they were going about saying ‘IT IS THEIR TURN’ to become president of Nigeria.
Naija News heard Obi saying in the video that the 2023 election will be based on the character that the citizens can trust and not as a race of entitlement as some people have clearly stated earlier.
He said: “It’s our turn, but the people that is their turn now, do they have uninterrupted electricity? But it’s their turn, so it is not about turn, it’s about connection.
“There are about 18 of us contesting for president. What I want you to do is not to say this is my man. Listen to the eighteen of us.
“Not through a proxy, nobody should send anybody to come and tell you, they have to come physically, that’s if they are fit enough.
“And they will stand the way I am standing now to tell you what they want to do. That’s what we want to do.
“That’s how elections are un all over the world. You listen to Biden, listen to Bush, you listen to Obama. That’s how it is run everywhere.
“It is only in Nigeria that some people are running around and some people are sitting down. And they tell you that is why it’s their entitlement. It’s my turn, it is not going to be.
“2023 election is going to be about the character we can trust. About competence, capacity and commitment to start building a better Nigeria.”
Watch the video clip below.
This article was originally published on Naija News