Peter Obi has released a 62-page campaign manifesto.
Glamtush reports that ahead of the forthcoming 2023 presidential election, the Labour Party (LP), candidate, Peter Obi, has finally released his long-awaited 62-page campaign manifesto.
This online platform understands that the manifesto titled, “Our Pact with Nigerians: Creating a New Nigeria“, unveiled Obi’s proposed plans to lead Nigeria if elected as president.
It was learnt that the campaign manifesto was revealed on Saturday, December 3, at the Labour Party Secretariat in Abuja.
Page 18 of the document itemized his economic plan founded on a shift from consumption to production by running a production-centred economy that is driven by an agrarian revolution and export-oriented industrialization.
According to the document, the LP presidential flag bearer vowed to ensure his government delivers seven main targets which solving insecurity and reviving the country’s economic sector.
The document reads in part: “Our commitment, To offer honest and competent leadership to deliver our 7 priorities:
“To secure Nigeria, end banditry and insurgency; and unite our dear nation, to manage our diversity such that no one is left behind.
“Shift emphasis from consumption to production by running a production-centered economy that is driven by an agrarian revolution and export-oriented industrialization.
“Restructure the polity through effective legal and institutional reforms to entrench the rule of law, aggressively fight corruption, reduce cost of governance, and establish an honest and efficient civil service.
“Leapfrog Nigeria into the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR), through the application of scientific and technological innovations to create a digital economy.
“Build expansive and world-class infrastructure for efficient power supply, rail, road and air transportation, and pipeline network, through integrated public-private partnerships, and entrepreneurial public sector governance.
“Enhance the human capital of Nigerian youth for productivity and global competitiveness through investment in world-class scholarship and research, quality healthcare, and entrepreneurship education.
“Conduct an afro-centric diplomacy that protects the rights of Nigerian citizens abroad and advance the economic interests of Nigerians and Nigerian businesses in a changing world.”
Meanwhile, In October, Peter Obi denied releasing a 48-page manifesto that was circulated online by his supporters.
The former Anambra state governor in a statement on his verified Twitter handle urged the public to disregard the circulated manifesto, noting that he and the party had not formally released their manifesto.
“We have not formally released our Manifesto. I will do so personally. It seems an earlier draft copy under review has made its way into the public space. Until I release the approved and final draft, please disregard what is being circulated,” he had written.
But a check of his Twitter page on Saturday revealed that Obi had yet to tweet about the new 62-page Manifesto trending online.