Political Leaders Should Take A Strong Lesson From The Kenyan Experience – Peter Obi

The Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate in the 2023 general election, Peter Obi, has advised Nigerians to learn a lesson from the recent Kenyan experience.

He stated this while reacting to the recent rally against proposed tax hikes by Kenyan citizens.

Speaking via his X account on Sunday, Obi asserted that when the citizens of Kenya realised their leaders were not prioritizing resources, they spoke out and demanded change.

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He lamented that Nigerian political leaders are more interested in using public funds to pay media thugs to insult and abuse those who speak truth to power.

He challenged Nigerian leaders to refrain from such habits and start making sacrifices for the greater good of the suffering masses.

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According to him, “We, the Nigerian political leaders, should take a strong lesson from the recent Kenyan experience. When the Kenyan public realized that their government was not making sufficient sacrifices and prioritizing resources effectively, they spoke out, demanded change,

“We resort to using public funds to pay media thugs to insult and abuse those who speak truth to power.

“True change and progress will require leaders who are sincere, willing to listen, act responsibly, and prioritize the welfare of the people over personal or political interests. If we make the necessary changes and make the needed sacrifices, a new Nigeria is possible.”

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