How Atiku Discovered LP Candidate, Peter Obi – Dino Melaye

Mary Ugwuanyi

Dino Melaye, a former Senator, has said that Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, brought his Labour Party, LP, counterpart, Peter Obi, to limelight.  

According to Melaye, any reformer who surface within 199 till date was discovered by Atiku.

He disclosed this during an event held in Abuja by women’s political group, Diamond Ladies over the weekend.

Melaye said, “Obi is a fantastic Nigerian, but he was not known nationally until Atiku identified him. Atiku is a talent hunter. Everyone who was a reformer in this country from 1999 till date was a discovery of Atiku.others

“Atiku discovered Obi before keyboard warriors discovered Obi. Unfortunately, elections are not going to take place on social media. It is going to take place at the polling units. And those that would vote are the people here. So it is now operation votes must count.”

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Referring to Obi and All Progressives Congress, candidate, Bola Tinubu, he said, “Unfortunately, both of them are very wealthy, but there is a difference. Atiku is a billionaire with enterprise, while Tinubu is a billionaire without enterprise. He has a history of a physical business in agriculture, education, oil and gas, media, manufacturing, and banking.”

In her remarks, the convener of the Diamond Ladies in politics, Princess Maimunat Wada, promised two million votes for Atiku.

She said, “With Atiku Abubakar on the saddle of leadership of the country, there would be inclusiveness of Nigerians irrespective of their tribal and religious affiliations,” she noted.

“Atiku discovered Obi before keyboard warriors discovered Obi. Unfortunately, elections are not going to take place on social media. It is going to take place at the polling units. And those that would vote are the people here. So it is now operation votes must count.”

Source: Punch

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