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SocialMediaTrends: Supporters want Peter Obi as PDP candidate, plan one million-man march



Anambra 2017: Cutting Off Our Nose To Spite Our Face

A section of Twitter is planning a one million-man march in support of former Anambra Governor, Peter Obi ahead of the 2023 Presidential election.

Many Nigerian users on the app on Wednesday took turns to pour out massive testimonies for Obi, a presidential aspirant under the platform of People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Obi is one of several interested aspirants gunning to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Rock next year.

Meanhile, Obi on Wednesday was leading a Twitter voting poll rolled out by a Nigerian television station.

Many tweeps came out en masse to point out the achievements of the former governor, but the poll was deleted by the television station.

The station’s handle has since been called names and tagged partisan.

Obi ended up making the top trend on Twitter throughout the day. See how Nigerians are reacting:

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By Hamzat Rasheed

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