Confusion as Peter Obi’s manifesto resurfaces online

Confusion as Peter Obi’s manifesto resurfaces online

A manifesto believably from the Labour Party’s Presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has again surfaced online.

 

 

In the said manifesto, Obi released his promises that if elected as Nigerian President, he would revamp the country in a 62-page document titled “Our Pact with Nigerians: Creating a New Nigeria.

 

 

According to the document, the LP presidential flag bearer vowed to ensure his government delivers seven main targets which solving insecurity and reviving the country’s economic sector.

 

 

The document reads in part: “Our commitment, To offer honest and competent leadership to deliver our 7 priorities:

 

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“To secure Nigeria, end banditry and insurgency; and unite our dear nation, to manage our diversity such that no one is left behind.

 

“Shift emphasis from consumption to production by running a production-centered economy that is driven by an agrarian revolution and export-oriented industrialization.

 

 

“Restructure the polity through effective legal and institutional reforms to entrench the rule of law, aggressively fight corruption, reduce the cost of governance, and establish an honest and efficient civil service.

 

 

“Leapfrog Nigeria into the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR), through the application of scientific and technological innovations to create a digital economy.

 

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“Build expansive and world-class infrastructure for efficient power supply, rail, road, and air transportation, and pipeline network, through integrated public-private partnerships, and entrepreneurial public sector governance.

 

 

“Enhance the human capital of Nigerian youth for productivity and; global competitiveness through investment in world-class scholarship and research, quality healthcare, and entrepreneurship education.

 

 

“Conduct an afro-centric diplomacy that; protects the rights of Nigerian citizens abroad and; advances the economic interests of Nigerians and Nigerian businesses in a changing world.”

 

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Meanwhile, In October, Peter Obi denied releasing a 48-page manifesto that was; circulated online by his supporters.

 

 

The former Anambra state governor in a statement; on his verified Twitter handle urged the public to; disregard the circulated manifesto, noting that he and the party had; not formally released their manifesto.

 

 

“We have not formally released our Manifesto. I will do so personally. It seems an earlier draft copy under review has; made its way into the public space. Until I release the approved and final draft, please disregard what is being circulated,” he had written.

 

 

But a check of his Twitter page on Saturday; revealed that Obi had; yet to tweet about the new 62-page Manifesto trending online.

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