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Mr. Peter Obi’s Speech: Is He Championing A Revolution?

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Former Anambra State governor, on Saturday spoke at The Platform, an annual event on leadership, business, creativity and national empowerment- and everyone has been talking about it.

Obi spoke on cutting the cost of governance especially during this time of recession, while sharing his experience as a governor.

Peter Obì: Former Anambra Governor Says Politics Made Him Poorer

He talked about how he cut cost during his tenure by visiting Abuja alone when the need arises.

He also advised governors to scrap the Office of the First Lady which he said gulps N2bn monthly.

Peter Obì: Former Anambra Governor Says Politics Made Him Poorer

He said, “It costs an average of N2 billion to run the office of the First Lady in every state in Nigeria. Multiply by 36.

“Nigeria can still function on its income if only we learn how to cut cost.

Peter Obì: Former Anambra Governor Says Politics Made Him Poorer

“We need to cut the cost of governance. No governor needs a house in Abuja; governors don’t live in Abuja.

“Government house is not a restaurant, I told my cook to cook for only one person.”

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