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SocialMediaTrends: How Nigerians are reacting to massive turnout in nationwide march for Peter Obi

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Nigerians on social media have urged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to consider making Peter Obi its 2023 Presidential candidate following a successfully one million-man march in support of him on Saturday.

Obi’s support groups oversaw the event understood to have taken place simultaneously across the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

His supporters in Nigeria and in diaspora then also took to social media handles to show solidarity for his ambition ahead of next year’s general elections.

Peter Gregory Obi, a former governor of Anambra State and Harvard business school graduate, had only two months ago, brought to an end months of speculations about his interest to join the presidential race under the umbrella of the PDP.

The chairman of the support groups, Mr Marcel Ngogbehei, had earlier said that the groups, including Peter Obi Support Network, Like Minds for Peter Obi, Nigeria Needs Peter Obi, TakeBackNaija, Women for Peter Obi, Associates of Peter Obi, Peter Obi FC, Peter Obi movement for president, Associates of Peter Obi, Peter Obi Candidacy Movement, Peter Obi Ambassadors, TeamOHO, among others, would hold the nationwide march on Saturday.

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…By Hamzat Rasheed

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