Peter Obi has countered the Federal Government’s plan to spend N400 billion to purchase COVID-19 Vaccines.
NEWS MAIL NG reports that Peter Obi said Nigeria need just N15O billion to buy the vaccines, the former Anambra Governor offered to help the APC government to negotiate the deal.
Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, said in December 2020 that the federal government needs about N400 billion for COVID-19 vaccines. Peter Obi has punctured this budget.
Read tweets by Nigerians in reaction to former Governor’s offer.
“A barber publicly offered to cut Buhari’s hair for free to save the 86M budgeted for it yearly, they refused.
Peter Obi has offered to help buy covid-19 vaccine for 150bn instead of 400bn APC regime wants to spend on it, they refused again.
They want to loot our money by force.”
Morris MonyeBlue heart
“PTF: We can get covid-19 vaccines for N400bn
Peter Obi: It’s a lie! I can get it for N150bn.”
“PeterObi keeps showcasing his sound knowledge on governance yet despite his good track record as governor, a lot of Nigerians still don’t consider him good enough for president, just as Atiku’s running mate. You people are not ready for this change you seek.”
Malachy Odo II
“Tell Nigerians that we need serious minded & forward- thinking guys like PeterObi, Adesina, etc to run for the presidency and they’ll come up with excuses why it shouldn’t happen.
But mention the names of seasoned thieves, rogues & killers and see the excitement in their eyes.”
“So the federal govt budgeted an outrageous N400billion for COVID-19 vaccine. PeterObi countered it with facts & figures, telling the FG that the vaccine shouldn’t be more than N150billion. He even volunteered himself to negotiate the transaction on behalf of the FG. I StanRaising hands”
“I will say it to Peter Obi any day. It’s better you stand as presidential candidate, let it be on record that Nigerians either accepted or rejected you, than running under someone you’re more competent than. This inferiority complex has to stop.
“Like it or not, H. E. Peter Obi is a great human, a leader extraordinaire, well endowed, well equipped with all leadership qualities and skills for good governance.”
“I know two individuals living abroad, that collect monthly salaries as political appointees in Anambra State. Numerous SAs and PAs that have no offices exist in Anambra today. Peter Obi’s legacy of financial discipline has been thoroughly rubbished in the past 7years in Awka.”
“Wish PDP can give the slot to peter obi cos if na atiku dey can kiss my vote good bye, definitely not APC either”
“Nigerian system doesn’t give room for meritocracy. We are more concerned with ethnic background or religious affiliations than competency. Somebody should tell Peter Obi that he is qualified to run for Presidency than hiding under Atiku’s wings as a VP.”
“Everyone is talking about why Peter Obi should be our president. Peter Obi is just playing us hide and seek, dey flex his intelligence in front of us, identify problems, give us solutions and go back to enjoy his life.
Baba, please come and be president “
“Peter Obi and his gang in PDP with all the fantastic ideas refused to make Anambra the Dubai of Nigeria. See guys, talk is cheap.”
“Ducklin PTF: We can get covid-19 vaccines for N400bn
Peter Obi: But what it I tell you I can get it for N150bn ?
Ducklin PTF: Go away the remaining 250bn will be for Transportation so that the Vaccine will not be shaking anyhow while transporting it “
“Peter Obi needs to employ research assistants. He sounds like a mediocre the way he throws wrong figures around.”
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“You are part of Nigeria’s problem. Nobody is asking questions, someone stood up and asked the right questions even showing facts and figures and all you could do is tackle the person that stood up and asked questionMan facepalmingMan facepalmingMan facepalmingYorubas you guys haven’t lerned yet…E ma gbon.”
“He didn’t criticize Obi. He asked questions about the vaccine options Peter Obi was referring to and that’s quite okay because we need the information to know what’s going on.”