Ohuabunwa visits Babangida, laments insecurity


Sam Ohuabunwa

Poverty fueling insecurity in Nigeria –Ohuabunwa

By Valentine Amanze

Presidential aspirant on the platform of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Sam Ohuabunwa, has said that Nigeria’s biggest challenge was the worsening insecurity caused by joblessness.

Ohuabunwa disclosed this during a visit to the former Head of State, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) in Minna, Niger State capital on Thursday.

Ohuabunwa, who also met with members of the state PDP at the party state secretariat, explained that he was in Niger State to solicit for the wise counsel of Babangida and members of the party in Niger State ahead of the 2023 Presidential election.

The PDP presidential hopeful lamented that the situation in Nigeria was very pathetic.

According to him, 71 percent of Nigerian are living below poverty level caused by inappropriate policies and programmes to change the trend.

“World Bank classifications indicated that 71 per cent of Nigerians were living in poverty and only 10 per cent of Nigerians, including the few in the corridors of power are rich”, he said.

Ohuabunwa said that the World Bank record did not speak well of the most populous black nation in the world.

“The only way forward in addressing the menace was for Nigeria to have an enlightened, visionary and competent leader that can lift the country out of the situation. Nigeria needed a leader with competence and good character to lead the country,” he said.

Ohuabunwa, a pharmacist and an entrepreneur, said that he was motivated to present himself to join the 2023 Presidential race because he was qualified to change the narratives in putting the country on the right pedestal among commity of nations.

His words: “What Nigeria needed now is a leader that will take it out of its mourky clay we have been completely stagnated for years. We need to be lifted up and follow the world in terms of quality of life and human dignity and realise our potentials”.

The presidential hopeful on arrival met behind closed door with IBB and journalists were not allowed in.




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