Obi Calls for Discipline, Savings Culture among Leaders


The former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has called for discipline among Nigerians, especially those that govern states.

He was speaking yesterday at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, Amawbia during Laity Week.
Obi said that he supported the Sovereign Wealth Funds because of his belief that no matter the circumstance that nations and states, like individuals should save for uncertain tomorrow.

Recalling those turbulent time when the debate was whether to save or not, the former Anambra governor said that he was encouraged by the philosophy behind the he Sovereign Wealth Funds to start savings for Anambra State.

According to him, “We even got the House to pass a law that we must, in all circumstances save at least 100 million every month,” Obi said. Obi who echoed the same sentiments at Krosa Model Schools, Amawbia, while receiving the “Champion of Education Award”, because of what the Dr. Ikechukwu Odumodu, the Deputy Director of the School called his “nationally unrivaled contribution to education in Anambra during his tenure as Governor”, said that support for education remained his consuming passion.