The former governor of Anambra State and the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Peter Obi yesterday confirmed that Igbo leaders as well as governors of the zone never disagreed on his nomination as VP candidate but disagreed with the process.
Peter Obi who visited Governor David Umahi in the government house, Abakaliki said he was in the state to familiarize with the state and also intimate them about his nomination as the vice Presidential candidate of PDP in the fourth coming general election.
Obi said he also came to solicit the support of the Governor of Ebonyi State towards the coming election and commended the governor for his developmental strides since he assumed office.
“Umahi is our leader, he is a man of impeccable character, he was at the centre of the storm but I want to tell the people that Umahi and Igbo leaders were misrepresented badly. Igbo leaders never disagreed with my nomination as VP candidate but disagreed with the process but I am here to solicit for your support”
Reacting, Governor Umahi commended the former governor for his humility and described him as an asset to the country and the PDP.
He said the state is completely with Peter Obi and Atiku ticket.
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