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My First Responsibility As President Would Be To Secure Lives And Property – Peter Obi

Peter Obi

Peter Obi

The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 general election, Peter Obi has come out to say that he would deal decisively with the issue of insecurity ravaging the country if voted into power.

He recently had his say while speaking to the press, and Nigerians have been reacting.

According to him, he would not reveal the step-by-step strategy he would use in tackling insecurity should he become the President in 2023, but he would surely sack non-performing service chiefs during his tenure as President.

He added that his first responsibility as President in this country would be to secure lives and property.

His words, “Rufai, even with a gun on my head, I can’t give you details of what I’m going to do with the issue of insecurity. But I’m going to be commander in chief, I will deal with it decisively. I can’t tell you how I’m going to deal with it because if I tell you, it won’t work.”

“My first responsibility in this country is to secure lives and property. It is a critical thing because unless you do it, nobody will invest. The farmers can’t go back, so there is no food production, there is nothing that can happen without food production.”

“Not even America…all the time they were going to Baghdad, they just said, they will attack massively, decisively, they never gave us how they were going to do it that night. How can I tell you? I will be in charge, I will be commander in chief and with security, we will be responsive and responsible. That means, whatever happened we will deal with it decisively and someone will have to be responsible for it. If you are not doing it, you are out. We are not going to wait.”

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