Peter Obi’s Labour Party presidential spokesperson, Diran Onifade, has described comments of Anambra businessman, Arthur Eze, about the candidate as not unexpected but unfortunate.
Information Nigeria had reported that Eze warned Obi not to waste time and money in joining the presidential race because he won’t win.
Responding to Eze’s comment, Onifade, in an interview with Vanguard, on Tuesday, in Abuja, said, “It is the influence of people like that, we want to take our politics away from.
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“He is part of the establishment and structure that young Nigerians what to take our country back from.
“When we take power from the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress, the likes of Arthur Eze will no longer wield the kind of influence they enjoy today.
“You don’t expect them to take this lying down. Our candidate and our campaign remain focused on the take ahead which is to take back our country, rebuild it to make it take its proper place in the comity of nations.”