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“Nigeria needs wealth creators, not consumers”– Peter Obi

Isaac Job, Uyo

A frontline Presidential Aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Governor of Anambra State Dr Peter Obi has said that Nigeria requires wealth creators, not those that will consume the present resources.

Speaking in Uyo Akwa Ibom State capital on Monday during Consultative Meeting with Akwa Ibom State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Obi disclosed that the era of sharing in Nigeria politics is over adding there is nothing to share anymore.

Obi; a former governor of Anambra state explained that what Nigeria was sharing as a nation was over and the nation needs another group of leaders must emerge to produce resources to take care of the next generation.

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He listed key areas to tackle in the economy such as education, security, power generation and manufacturing to reposition the nation for greater heights.

” My mission is to create change in Nigeria from consumption to production and from wealth sharing to wealth creation.”

” The cake we are sharing now has finished. Where we are now is to bake more cakes. There is no more cake to share anymore. And those cakes we are going to
bake is not for sharing. ”

” We would have a new system where the teeming unemployed youths are given a future. They are going to be driving the process. So, there is no need to share. Consuming is finished, we are now talking about production ”

” The new Nigeria would be creating and producing not the Nigeria where people are sharing money,” he said.

He mentioned the inability to control the economy and insecurity as factors that contributed to a failed state adding that the time to rescue Nigeria is now.

He, therefore, urged Akwa Ibom delegates to vote with the picture of their children in mind not the personality of any candidate and ethnic consideration.

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