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SocialMediaTrends: Sambisa twice the size of Israel? How Nigerians are reacting to Peter Obi’s claim



The presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP) is trending on social media after making a campaign visit to Calabar, Cross river state.

The ex-Anambra governor pulled a mammoth crowd in Calabar as he continues his state-wide tour in a bid to convince more electorate to vote for him.

His supporters who popularly refer to themselves as Obi-dient and Yusuful people have taken to social media in jubilation over the extent of love the indigenes have shown to Obi.

See how Nigerians are reacting:

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Sambisa Forest claim

Nigerians have also been reacting to Peter Obi’s claim on Sambisa forest.

The Labour Party presidential candidate at the Labour Party and the Coalition for Peter Obi Leadership Summit claimed that Sambisa Forest was double the size of Israel.

“…Sambisa Forest is twice the size of Israel and it is an agricultural land that can give us food,” Peter Obi stated.

The statement has been subjected to different fact-checking by Nigerians, as some maintained that the statement was figurative adding that Sambisa was actually bigger than Israel.

Others criticized Obi, labeling the statement as one of his ‘fake facts’.

See how Nigerians are reacting:

…By Hamzat Rasheed

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