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The APC failed to make inroads into the state as it lost the presidential election woefully in 2015 and 2019. With Obi on the ballot, the state has now become a two-horse race between the Labour Party and the PDP.
Even so, the current Governor, Charles Soludo, who is a member of APGA, has openly criticised Obi, calling him a spoiler who stands no chance of winning the poll.
With Obi now on the ballot, he poses a threat to the current political establishment
In an open letter, Soludo, who is a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said Obi’s misadventure would only reduce the PDP’s votes and boost Tinubu’s chances.
“Indeed, if I were Asiwaju Tinubu, I would even give Peter Obi money as someone heading one of the departments of his campaign because Obi is making Tinubu’s pathway to victory much easier by indirectly pulling down PDP. It is
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