With few days to the presidential election, the Governor of Edo, Godwin Obaseki has shared his opinion regarding the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi whom he referred to as his friend. He stated the reason why it’s not yet time for Peter Obi to become the president of Nigeria, despite being a ‘good man’.
The Edo state Governor was speaking to a crowd of supporters during a PDP rally where told the supporters not make the mistake of voting for Peter Obi. He said Peter Obi is his friend and that he even spoke with him few days ago, adding that Obi is a good man. He said despite all that, it wasn’t yet time for Obi to be president.
Obaseki said the reason is that Obi is not what Nigeria needs now, adding that Nigeria needs someone with experience. He said federal government is different from state government and that Obi doesn’t have that experience at the federal level.
The Edo state Governor while speaking to the crowd in pidgin English said “Make sure we no make mistake oo. Make we no make mistake. The other candidate of Labour na my friend, I even speak with am day before yesterday. Na good man him time never reach. I tell am, I say him time never reach. Him no get the experience wey we need at this time. State and federal is different. The experience you need to govern state is different from the experience you need to govern Nigeria. Na good man but him time never reach ”