Official competitor of the Labor Party, Mr. Peter Obi, said he has never gotten any benefits since he left office as the legislative leader of Anambra state quite a while back.
Obi made this divulgence on Saturday, while talking at a capability in Umuahia, the Abia State capital.
He said, “Since I left office quite a while back, I have never gotten any benefits. Anambra State has never gotten me any unadulterated water since lead representatives shouldn’t have any retirement bundle.
“You came to serve and when you finish, you ought to return home. God has favored you enough. Anything power God has given you, it’s by beauty. Try not to manhandle the beauty of God. We should quit manhandling God’s elegance in this nation and utilize public assets to serve individuals.”
The previous Governor expressed that as he was leaving office, he welcomed the CEOs of three banks where he had warehoused state assets for the following organization and openly gave them over to his replacement.
“At the point when I was leaving office as Anambra Governor, I welcomed the Managing Director of Access Bank, Diamond Bank, and Fidelity Bank, and told them openly that the equilibrium of Anambra State cash I kept in every one of those banks was $50 million, and N12 billion each. They openly affirmed it and I advised them to give it to my replacement to utilize and foster the state.
“No one requested that I set aside the cash however it’s a public asset not my own. I expected to utilize it to work for individuals.”
Obi said Nigeria should change from a consuming country to a creating country to make due.
“Nigeria is a country with a body of land of 923,000 square kilometers and a populace of 200 million individuals. God favored us with everything except we have more than 100 million individuals living in destitution.
“Last year, Nigeria’s all out send out including oil was less than$30 billion however Vietnam has 331,000 square kilometers of land with a populace of 100 million individuals, and their all out trade was $312 billion. However they have no oil. Their product is made merchandise,” he said.