Moghalu Endorses Peter Obi’s Candidacy After Meeting
“Peter Obi’s candidacy is a welcome development,” – Moghalu
By Omotayo Olutekunbi
Following their encounter, Moghalu supports Peter Obi for president. Kingsley Moghalu, a candidate for president in the general elections of 2019 and a potential contender for the election of 2023, stated on Friday, August 12, 2022, that “Peter Obi’s candidacy is a welcome development.”
On Thursday morning, August 11, 2022, both men met at the home of the former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and “talked the situation of the nation.
What Moghalu said: “H.E. @PeterObi paid me a visit yesterday morning at my residence in Abuja. I was very glad to receive him. We discussed the state of the nation and his aspiration to lead our country from 2023,” Moghalu wrote on his verified Twitter handle, with accompanying images.
“I have always enjoyed a warm fraternal relationship with “Okwute”.
“We collaborated closely when he was Governor of @AnambraStateGov and I, also an Anambra indigene, was Deputy Governor of @cenbank.
“I recall his keen interest in education and our close coordination when, as CBN DepGov, I influenced a corporate social responsibility investment of N1 billion by the Bank in building infrastructure for Anambra State University in Igbariam (Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University).
“I also recall H.E. PO’s ’s invitation to me to deliver the 6th Edition of the Anambra State Distinguished Public Service Lecture in 2011 on the subject of Nigeria’s banking reforms , his conferment on me of the Anambra State Government’s Special Award for Excellence, and our collaboration as colleagues in Nigeria’s Economic Management Team (EMT) under then President @GEJonathan.
The third force and the young are happy with Obi’s 2023 candidacy, according to Moghalu.
The Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, a former governor of Anambra State, has a sizable following on social media, particularly among young people.
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