Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, will throw his hat into the 2023 Presidency ring if his political party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), cedes the ticket to the south of Nigeria.
“Yes, I will step into the field to contest for the opportunity to serve this great country as President if my party, the @OfficialPDPNig zones the ticket to the south. But if it is thrown open, Nigerians will also hear from me,” the politician announced in a tweet.
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60-year-old Obi governed southeastern Anambra State between 2006 and 2014. He was the running mate of Atiku Abubakar in the 2019 presidential election.
Obi has a reputation for being parsimonious, prudent and frugal.