Nigeria needs to move on from old leaders like Tinubu: Peter Obi

The Labour Party’s presidential flagbearer for the 2023 election, Peter Obi, says Nigeria needs a competent leader with both mental and physical energy.

In an interview with Chude Jideonwo posted on Tuesday, when asked why he berated Mr Tinubu as sick, Mr Obi said the generation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) 2023 presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, should quit leadership for young Nigerians.

Clarifying an earlier statement he made about Mr Tinubu being too sick to be president, Mr Obi said “The only thing I’m saying is where we are today requires somebody with a character we can trust, competence, capacity, commitment.

“It is a job that requires physical and mental energy, because the country is in a mess. And we need to deal with it. It’s a 24-hour job,” the LP presidential candidate added.

The former Anambra governor said though the likes of Mr Tinubu have contributed to governance, it was time for them to quit and allow better…

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