Peter Obi: The 'Antidote To Big Man-ism' Who Could Be Nigeria's Next President - Sky News

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His supporters say he is the antidote to "big man-ism" in Nigeria - the all-powerful former army general or rich man who takes power through money and influence. Mr. Obi carries his bag, they say, and owns only one wristwatch. Millions of Nigerians face starvation in the wake of the worst floods in a decade Overpopulation is hitting the poorest as family planning remains contentious in Nigeria. There are questions about undeclared offshore companies he's reported to own, and his campaign manager was convicted of money laundering. He was dismissive of them. His affairs are all transparent, he said, wrapped up in trust, and as for the disgraced team official: "Whatever happened with him, it's an issue that happened before he became my campaign manager." There are far more significant questions about the financial integrity of his opponents. Mr. Obi is taking on the big powerful interests of Nigerian politics and comes from the Igbo majority, which has never had one of its own in the top job. He admits to being daunted but says he is prepared for the role and believes Nigeria's problems need solving. Read full report on the link

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