Peter Obi’s popularity took another twist as youths went crazy after sighting the Labour Party presidential candidate during one of his state-to-state campaign activities ahead of the 2023 governorship and State House of Assembly elections.
In a video that went viral on social media, a number of youths were spotted as they took off their clothes to wipe the dust off Obi’s SUV in a show of appreciation.
The former Anambra state governor was surrounded by youths in Benin, the Edo state capital as he was welcomed in an unusual manner on Saturday, March 11, 2023.
Chief Ikukuoma said the youths pulled off their clothes to wipe the dust off Peter Obi’s vehicle in a video posted on Twitter.
“Youths pulled out their clothes to clean the dust on Mr Peter Obi SUV I have never seen anything like this in my life before !!!! He is loved eternally.”
Obi also made a post on Twitter and said: “I passed through Edo state today. I stopped by briefly to express my profound gratitude to the OBIdients for their support and asked them to extend same to the Governorship and House of Assembly candidates. -PO.”