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Despite being in APC, Ebonyi gov, Umahi says he likes Obi, promises to host him publicly

Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, has voiced his admiration for the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi.

Umahi disclosed that he has a cordial relationship with Obi and that he has plans to host him publicly in the state.

Umahi made the disclosure when he featured on Arise TV programme, morning show, on Friday.

The governor described Obi as a friend and denied ever saying that Obi would not get any vote in Ebonyi State.

He said, “I never in all my outings and utterances mentioned Peter Obi.

“Peter Obi is my friend, I’m going to host him in Ebonyi State and I will host him publicly,

“I like what he’s doing, and it’s very encouraging.”

The Ebonyi State governor was quoted in the past to have said Peter Obi would not get any vote in the state.

He has now denied making such comments and accused the Peoples Democratic Party. PDP, in his state of orchestrating such narrative.

He also noted during the interview that the Igbos lost out massively in the All Progressives Congress and the PDP during the presidential primaries.

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