Nigeria

Peter Obi, Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, is pictured during an interview with Reuters at his residence in Lagos

Nigeria 2023: Peter Obi wants a slice of Diaspora’s $20bn to fund campaign

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, seeks to win the election that comes up in February next year, but this will not come ... cheap. In a bid to defeat established and wealthy rivals like Bola Tinubu and Atiku Abubakar, he has embarked on a tour of seven cities in the US, as well as Canada and Germany, to garner support. The snag: Nigerian law forbids international campaign financing.