Anambra State Governor Chukwuma Soludo has been criticized by Nigerians on social media for his feedback about Labor Social gathering presidential candidate Peter Obi.
The PUNCH had beforehand reported that Soludo stated that Obi wouldn’t be capable to win the 2023 presidential election, including that Obi himself is conscious that he wouldn’t win the presidential seat.
The governor, who stated this on Monday in an article titled ‘Historical past Calls and I Will Not Be Silent (Half 1)’, added that the LP customary bearer is simply enjoying round.
Soludo stated: “Let’s be clear: Peter Obi is aware of he cannot and will not win. He is aware of the sport he is enjoying, and so will we, and he is aware of that we all know.
“The sport you might be enjoying is the principle purpose why you didn’t return to the Grand Alliance of All Progressives. The brutal fact (and a few will say, God forbid) is that there are two individuals/events critically vying for the presidency – the remaining is thrilling drama!”
Nigerians on Twitter have since reacted to Soludo’s remark about Obi. Soludo is at present the quantity two trending subject on Twitter with over 210,000 tweets.
On Twitter, Moris Monye, the brother of former African Democratic Congress presidential candidate Chukwuma Monye, stated that below the management of APC over the previous seven years, Soludo had by no means criticized the Buhari-led administration over the state of the nation. , however chooses to criticize Obi. .
Monye tweeted: “Nobody is asking the Igbo political class to help Peter Obi, however to at the very least deal with him with dignity and respect. Hold your help however be dignified.
“Soludo’s character recounts that after eight years of horizontal evil, incompetence and waste by the Buhari regime, he didn’t say a phrase of criticism of the overall. However she comes with Peter Obi and her oral cavities come to life”.
Additionally on Twitter, #EndSARS participant Rinu Oduola stated: “That Soludo article is totally shameless, missing in dignity, reeking of envy, bile and jealousy, provocative and insulting. Reference somebody like Hitler, name individuals Nazis? The phrases escape me.
Oduola additional stated: “Charles Soludo has no time for the Anambra flood victims, however he has time to sit down down and write a collection of rants about Peter Obi. @CCSoludo you might be ashamed”.
One other in style tweet, Akin Olaoye, stated: “Peter Obi please do not ask your help base to not handle @CCSoludo’s remark. He stated that he’s your buddy and relative, however that article was nothing in need of toxic, poisonous, and a poor try to ridicule your achievements.”
Additionally commenting, Edwin Ogelenya tweeted: “Prof Umeadi (APGA presidential candidate) and Peter Obi are family members of Soludo. Is Umeadi prone to win the presidential election? Nope! Is Obi prone to win? Almost certainly. So Soludo ought to help APGA, which is okay, however he should not look down on his relative.”
One other tweeter recognized merely as Emmanuel stated: “We do not need him (Soludo) to help Obi, simply present a stage enjoying area. Some issues usually are not meant for politics, he declares his candidate and would not emotionally blackmail individuals into voting. What Soludo is doing is emotional blackmail and for the individuals who swore to elect Peter Obi, that will not work.”
Nevertheless, the governor of Anambra State claimed that every part he wrote within the article was advised to Obi nose to nose.