The All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has taken a swipe at the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi for his vaunted claims of saving N75bn when he was governor of Anambra State yet his people were hungry
Tinubu said only a wicked parent would hold money in his hand yet allowed his children to starve.
He said this during the APC presidential rally in Akure, Ondo state on Saturday.
Tinubu noted that only a heartless governor would hold back money when people went hungry, schools, road and clinics went into disrepair.
Tinubu said Obi had a chance to show how progressive he could be when he was governor of Anambra State but “all he could do was boast that he saved money. But I tell you it is a wicked parent that holds money in his hand yet allows his children to starve.
“Likewise, it is a heartless governor who holds back money when people went hungry, schools, road and clinics went into disrepair. Neither the city-dweller nor farmer prospered under him.
“In the end, he refused to save the people because he preferred to save the money. And he claims to be the party of labour. You will have to be laboring under a terrible delusion if you think he will do better for the nation than he did for Anambra State. Buyer beware of salesmen selling fake merchandise,” he said.
According to Tinubu, the truth of the difference between his leadership and that of Obi lied in one observation.
“Although Lagos is crowded and Anambra has ample space, more people left Obi’s Anambra seeking a better life in Tinubu’s Lagos than left Lagos believing Obi had established a blueprint for growth in Anambra.
“My people, you cannot entrust your future or that of our nation to Mr. Sell Everything Atiku or Mr. Stingy Obi. But you can trust Mr. Progressive Good Governance Tinubu,” he said.