In a bid to clear up any misunderstandings, Peter Obi, the presidential candidate for the Labour Party (LP) in the upcoming 2023 elections, paid a visit to Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka. The meeting was aimed at erasing what Obi described as “needless misconceptions” between the international literary icon and his supporters, who are fondly called the OBIdients.


During the meeting, Obi praised Soyinka’s contributions to the struggle for a better Nigeria, describing him as a father figure whom he holds in very high esteem. The two men also had a fruitful discussion about Soyinka’s vision for a more inclusive and prosperous Nigeria.


Obi reminded Soyinka of the sacrifices he made before the outbreak of the civil war, fighting for the cause of the Igbos. Soyinka’s reputation as a fighter for justice and equity in Nigerian society is legendary, and Obi emphasized that his legacy would never be forgotten.


The visit was announced by Obi on his Twitter handle, where he expressed his delight at being able to clear the air with Soyinka. The OBIdients are a group of passionate supporters who are fully committed to Peter Obi’s presidential aspirations.


By visiting Soyinka, Obi has shown that he is willing to go the extra mile to ensure that all misunderstandings are cleared up. The meeting is a testament to the power of dialogue and the importance of building bridges between different groups.


In conclusion, the meeting between Peter Obi and Wole Soyinka was a positive step towards promoting unity and understanding in Nigeria. It shows that even in the midst of political differences, people can still come together and have meaningful discussions.