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Peter Okoye on Why his Choice isn’t based on Ethnic Sentiment.

by Adeola Adeyeye
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Nigerian artist Peter Okoye has shared that, if the circumstances had been different, he would have voted for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo rather than an Igboman.

Okoye has stated that he would rather support Osinbajo over an Igbo man like Orji Uzor Kalu, the Senate’s chief whip and the APC’s senatorial candidate for Abia North.

He said this on Tuesday via his social media account after saying he was not backing the Labour Party’s presidential candidate because he is Igbo. This comes after the musician questioned Osinbajo’s position on the recent currency scarcity, which led to some irate APC governors suing the federal government led by President Muhammadu Buhari.

In all of these, where does the vice president of the Federal Republic, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo stand?”,

Peter Okoye continued to bemoan the difficulties that the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) policy on the redesign of the naira has caused for the populace, but he noted that the strategy will stop the APC from purchasing votes in the general elections.

In his words;

Dear APC Governors, We the Nigerian people are not complaining about the policy. As a matter of fact we are so used to the hardship APC has brought upon us. We actually stand with Buhari and Emefiele on this one. We still have N50, N100 and N200 Note in circulations! Desperados”

If you think I am supporting PETER OBI because he is Igbo, try replacing him with
Yemi Osibanjo against Orji Uzo Kalu and see if myself and Igbos won’t massively vote for Yemi Osibanjo,

 

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