Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi said his political career has been a miracle, and come 2023 he is expecting a miracle.
The former Anambra State governor made the remark while reacting to a comment of the Peoples Democratic Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar who said he will need a miracle to win the 2023 presidential election
Speaking on Channels TV’s Politics Today programme on Monday, Obi said, “Miracle is at the root of our faith, what strengthens our faith is a miracle. For me, since I started this political journey my achievements and records have all been miracle and all have been miraculous.
“If you check, I ran for governor in a party that was less than one year old, when I started in 2003, I won the election, they declared someone else, I went to court everybody said it is impossible, that it has never happened before, after three years, the court declared me winner, I was sworn in, six months I was impeached, alongside Fayose and Dariye, I went to court, again. I became the first to come back from impeachment.
“So, I was the first governor to win through the court, first to come back from Impeachment and then in 2007, about one year in office, INEC conducted elections and I won, I was sworn in as governor, I went to court again, to seek the interpretation of our constitution, that my tenure is 4 years, everybody said it will never happen, again the supreme court declared me the winner, which is why you have staggered elections in the various state today.
“So, I became the first governor to seek interpretation of the constitution on the tenure of the governor, I became the first governor. In Anambra state, over a period of 40 years, from Jim Obere’s days from old Anambra state, I was the first governor to serve two tenures.
“I can go on and on and tell you so many things that have happened in this journey that I can say is a miracle, and I’m looking forward to the next miracle next year to complete the miraculous journey of my political life.