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2023 presidency: Finally, Obi releases his manifesto ‘pact with Nigeria

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has finally released his campaign manifesto.

The 72-page manifesto titled, ‘It’s POssible: Our Pact with Nigerians, was released after a long wait, speculations and disagreements among members of the Labour Party, opposition parties and other vested interests.

Obi announced the release of his manifesto on his verified Twitter page, on December 4, Sunday morning.

The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, Mr. Peter Obi, and his running mate, Dr. Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed have in conjunction with the party, released a 72-paged manifesto titled “Pact with Nigeria” in which they outlined 7 priority areas which their government will focus on if elected come 2023.

According to the manifesto, The presidential candidate Mr Peter Obi, and his running mate Dr Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed has pledged to:

. Move Nigeria from consumption to production.
Embark on comprehensive legal and institutional reforms and practicable restructuring measures, to fight corruption; to ensure the enthronement of the rule of law, and decisively tackle all forms of corruption.
Prioritize Human Capital Development through robust investments in STEM education, health, and infrastructural development, with emphasis on wealth creation, distribution and sustainable development.
• Engineer the transition of Nigeria from fossil fuel dependency to climate and eco-friendly energy use.
• Pursue holistic poverty eradication with emphasis on agricultural revolution through effective utilization of our vast arable lands, particularly in Northern Nigeria, and erase Nigeria’s categorization as the poverty capital of the world.
• Improve access to finance, particularly to MSMEs, youths and women, to significantly reduce unemployment and insecurity.
• Ensure that in policy and practice, governance will be made more inclusive, cost-effective, transformative, and less transactional. No more sharing of the national wealth by a few.”

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