I don’t have dual nationality’, I am a committed Nigerian – Peter Obi

Our reporter/ As the controversy over Bola Tinubu ‘s dual nationality rages, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the February 25 election, Peter Obi has said he does not have dual citizenship.

The former Anambra State Governor stated this while speaking with reporters at the end of the  Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the Labour Party in Asaba, Delta State on Tuesday.

The comment is coming on the heels of controversies trailing Bola Tinubu, who allegedly acquired citizenship of another country other than Nigerian.

Reporter David Hundeyin, over the weekend uploaded images of a Guinean diplomatic passport bearing “Bola Ahmed Tinubu” and his photograph on Twitter.

Many Nigerians have, following the report, called onTinubu to clarify himself but both him and his campaign are yet to comment on the development.

But reacting to reporters questions on Tuesday, Obi restated his commitment to a new Nigeria and urged his supporters to be law-abiding but to return fire for fire if attacked.

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“I’m a Nigerian. Committed Nigerian. I don’t have any dual nationality. So, this (Nigeria) is my own country.

“And I have said it that even if there is war outside this country and I’m outside, I will come back because this is my country.”

He reiterated his support for the embattled Labour Party national chairman Julius Abure, describing his man.

“He is my man”, Obi told reporters.

 

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