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Peter Obi redeems pledge to graduate who could not afford N75k oven

Peter Obi, Presidential candidate of Labour Party in the just concluded elections has fulfilled a pledge he made to a lady named Ms Gimba Sophia Emmanuel.

He gave her N75,000 after promising to help when she informed him of her challenge in starting a baking business.

Obi had revealed during a press conference on Friday that he met Gimba recently and discussed about her education and dreams.

She informed him that she wanted to start baking but she was unable to because she did not have N75,000 to buy oven.

The former Anambra state governor on Saturday, March 4th invited Sophia to receive a cheque and in furtherance of his mantra to move Nigeria from consumption to production economy.

Obi shared photos on his social media page and wrote; Today, I fulfilled my pledge to assist Ms Gimba Sophia Emmanuel in her aspiration to acquire an oven and start her baking and confectionery business.

Interestingly, she had indicated that she would procure a Nigerian made oven, thus enhancing the value chain and putting into effect the consumption to production mantra.

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