2023 Presidency: Reactions As Peter Obi Meets Goodluck Jonathan In Abuja

By Damilare Adeleye

The meeting between the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi and former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan has sparked reactions amongst Nigerian social media users.

Obi had visited the former President at the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation headquarters in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Wednesday.

The LP presidential standard-bearer had, in a tweet alongside photos from the meeting, made this known via his verified Twitter handle on Thursday.

Peter Obi said he and Jonathan exchanged views on national issues and an array of serious national interest questions during the meeting.

The former governor was accompanied by some of his team, including the former governorship candidate in Anambra State, Oseloka Obaze.

“I recently visited my senior brother, H.E. @GEJonathan to exchange views on an array of serious national interest questions,” he tweeted.

Reacting to the development, Nigerians on the micro-blogging platform,Twitter, expressed different views about the meeting.

Below are some of the reactions.
@AdemuyiwaOba wrote: “Fmr. President & the Incoming President. 👏 👏👏”

@tycoonceo1 wrote: “Obi can’t put in so much effort like this and take this country for granted, he was called to serve.#PeterObiForPresident.

“@Myxtique_ wrote: “Peter Obi you don’t need to visit GEJ I know he is already by ur side n rooting for you. I do hope you both share tips on how to get Nigeria back on her feet after u win because Nigeria is down n I hope we can win and make Nigeria work again, especially in the area of security and economy.”

@Jioke_Jioke wrote: “Sir, please don’t ignore the advice of the Senior Advocate of Nigeria Femi Falana SAN. It’s very important we shift attention to the North Sir.”

@_lady_veee wrote: “Emeritus and Incumbent Presidents of Nigeria 🙌🏾 On your mandate sir. Both of you are even putting on matching outfits.”

@drpenking wrote: “Our Daddy is meeting elder statesmen and brainstorming the way out for Nigeria. Agbado FC people are meeting touts to brainstorm how the election will be rigged. The will fight the people will prevail.”

@PrideOfAPeacock wrote: “Obi and his many elder brothers. Carry go, My President.”