We Are The Only Country That Negotiate With Bandits And Refuse To Talk To Professors – Peter Obi

Presidential candidate for the labour party, peter Obi has said that Nigeria needs a commander who is in charge and that the Nation is not hard to secure. He also explained how investment in education can help curb insecurity.

According to Extracts obtained from a Twitter handle captioned PETER OBI MEDIA ARM (POMA), the former governor of Anambra state made his statement while delivering his speech at the Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti.

Speaking to students of the university, Peter obi talked about how investment in education can help to secure Nigeria. He said that Nigeria is the only country in the world that negotiates with bandits, but refuse to talk to professors.

It was clear that Peter Obi was partially addressing the issue of ASUU strike in the country.

He said – ” I don’t want to be referred to as Doctor Peter Obi, I don’t have a doctorate degree. I am simply Peter Obi. Yes, seven universities in Nigeria offered me an honorary doctorate but I declined the offers”.

” We are the only country in the world that negotiates with bandits and refuse to talk to professors. We need a commander who is in charge. I want to secure Nigeria, it is not hard to secure”.

” We should see education as an investment because that’s how we can develop the country”.

According to reports, it can be recalled that the National Chairman of ASUU, Professor Osodeke Emmanuel had called out the federal government in late 2022, over the inability to reach a concrete agreement before the 8 months strike was called off.

Peter obi had visited Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti where he spoke with students, before heading for his campaign rally. The founder of the private university, Afe Babalola, the registrar and other persons were present to witness the former governor’s speech.

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