Presidency: I am fully in this journey, anyone  thinking I am on transit is joking – Peter Obi


Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the February 25 election,  Peter Obi says that anyone who thinks he( Obi) is on transit on the issue of presidency is joking. 

Obi, who spoke on Friday in Awka during the unveiling of the book, “Peter Obi: many voices, one perspective,”expressed  optimism that  he would emerge president of Nigeria. He however said he was not in a hurry to achieve the dream,stating that he would always stand for the truth in the quest to build a new Nigeria.

The former Anambra State governor also pledged to accept the decision of the judiciary handling the presidential election petition.

He said: “I am fully in this journey and anyone who thinks I am on transit is joking. If it is not achieved today, it will be tomorrow. I am not in a hurry and I am not desperate. But we must fix this country. I have only one passport and anyone who thinks that Peter Obi will run away is wasting his time. 

“I’m in court now and whatever the decision of the court will be, I’ll respect. I’m not going to riot. But I know we’re committed to the destiny of this nation. When it’s God’s time, it will happen.

“We’re trying to build a new Nigeria and that new Nigeria must be ready to say sorry, even if they are right. We need to start thinking about what we are going to do to have a better country”.

He said he would always insist on doing what is right and vowed not to give money to do the wrong thing.

He appreciated members of the OBIdient Movement for their  understanding and perseverance, insisting that his softness and apologetic disposition remained the way to go and sign of discipline and responsibility.

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