The 2023 Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, LP, Peter Obi, has on Thursday, shut down any talks about him joining a Government of National Unity that emerged from a heavily rigged election, Page 36 learnt.
Recall, that the camp of the All Progressives Congress, APC, 2023 Presidential Candidate, Bola Tinubu, had hinted that he would form an all-inclusive government to carry all his opponents along in his Federal Government.
However, while featuring on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily’, when asked what he would do if he is called upon to be a member of Tinubu’s Government of National Unity, Obi completely shut it down, stating that he is still challenging the process of the election and the declaration.
His exact words: “The first thing I want to see is that the process is right. The process through which you achieve anything is far more fundamental than what you do thereafter. Let us go back first, I am challenging the process and the declaration.
“Until we get it right, then we can talk about a Government of National Unity. Otherwise, we would go and sit down and say that those who stopped a train and kidnapped people can call us to discuss peace when they have people in captivity. Until things are done rightly, we will be encouraging what we do not need to encourage.”
When asked whether or not he would accept the outcome of the Courts, if it is not in his favour, Obi said that he would be shocked if the Court upholds Tinubu’s election.
He stated exactly: “Issues about the election will be sorted out in Court. I will be shocked if this country goes on with that situation. It will then stand that it is a corporate criminalised country. We cannot allow it. We need to start unbundling this criminality.
“When people were talking about structure, it is this fraud and criminality that we witnessed that they were talking about, and we want to unbundle it for the sake of our children.”
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