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Peter Obi’s Plan for a Thriving Nigeria: More Jobs, Increased FDI, and Stronger Economy

Peter Obi outlines plan to boost Nigeria’s economy with increased FDI and job creation for a thriving future.



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As the 2023 presidential elections loom, the eyes of the Nigerian people are fixed on the various candidates and their plans for the future of the country.

One candidate who has been making waves with his comprehensive and well thought out plan for a better Nigeria is Peter Obi

A former governor of Anambra state and a renowned business magnate, Obi has outlined his vision for a thriving Nigeria with more jobs, increased foreign direct investment, and a stronger economy.

At the core of Obi’s plan is a focus on creating tens of millions of well-paying permanent jobs in the public and private sectors.

To achieve this, he plans to encourage the inflow of over $200 billion in foreign direct investment for the production of goods and services. This, he believes, will provide a much-needed boost to the Nigerian economy and help to create sustainable job opportunities.

In the public sector, Obi plans to create jobs in infrastructure, house building, manufacturing, and services. He recognizes the need to revamp the country’s infrastructure and build new ones to support the growth of businesses and industries. The house building sector will receive a much-needed boost as well, with an increased focus on affordable housing for the masses.

To further spur economic growth and attract foreign investment, Obi plans to simplify the business registration process and make it easier for investors to do business in Nigeria. He understands that a bureaucracy-free and efficient business environment is crucial for attracting foreign direct investment. In addition, Obi is committed to reducing the cost of doing business in the country by cutting down on red tape and unnecessary regulations.

Another key component of Obi’s plan is to improve the country’s education and healthcare systems. He believes that a well-educated and healthy workforce is crucial for economic growth and development. To this end, he plans to invest in the education and healthcare sectors to ensure that Nigerians have access to quality education and healthcare services.

Peter Obi Promises a Simple, SMART, and Transformative Approach to Nigeria’s Development

Peter Obi, a potential presidential candidate in Nigeria, has proposed a transformative, simple and smart action plan to address the challenges faced by the country.

The plan aims to secure and unite Nigeria by creating a special forces unit, enhancing law enforcement, and providing better medical care. The plan also includes increasing the minimum wage and providing support to the poor, such as bereavement benefits, child payments, and free school meals.

To achieve a top 4 global economy, the plan proposes infrastructure improvements, including the Nigeria-Siemens Power Project, and affordable housing for young families and the low paid. The plan also emphasizes the importance of agriculture, including planting trees and working with the private sector to support farmers. Increased penalties for electricity theft and economic sabotage are also part of the plan.

Let’s take a look at Peter Obi’s plan below.



The Transformative, Simple & SMART Action Plan: Specific Measurable Achievable Realistic Time-bound

Secure & Unite Nigeria:

  • Six elite, highly trained and fully resourced special forces brigades in each of the six zones to eliminate bad actors and rescue hostages.
  • Trained by elite NATO Instructors, supported by advanced UAV’s and precision artillery.
  • Implement the fundamental objectives and directive principles of state police.
  • New patrol cars, dog units, and an average of 300 new police officers per Local Government Area (LGA).
  • Al powered law enforcement software, high-res satellite imagery, broadband connectivity, data from Alert smartphone app and law enforcement patrol vehicles to pre-empt and react to threats.
  • 240 long-range UAVs to hunt and track bad actors.
  • Biometric NIN-linked “Bush Passes” for those staying overnight in forests and creeks.
  • Alert smartphone app and USSD codes for citizens to report incidents and receive cash rewards.
  • New DNA lab and nationwide DNA database to track down criminals.
  • Two ambulances and two fire trucks per LGA, and a hospital in each LGA funded for free emergency trauma care.

Improve road safety:

  • Physically retest all drivers over 10 years.
  • Ensure all vehicles are safe to drive annually.
  • Use RFID technology to enforce traffic laws, collect taxes and levies, ban enforcement officials and touts from the roads.

Improve the remuneration and conditions of service for teachers, healthcare workers, security agents and civil service employment.

  • An annual event to honour fallen heroes in uniform and their families.
  • Fallen hero family bereavement centres in each of the six zones.
  • Community policing with monthly community meetings to ensure accountability of law enforcement officials.
  • Introduce an hourly productivity-based national minimum rate, increase minimum wage and subdue inflation.
  • Bereavement support benefit of up to N250,000 paid to surviving spouse or children, and 10,000 monthly child payments for the poorest schoolchildren.
  • Two free school meals a day for the poorest schoolchildren and free school footwear.


  • Use public-private partnerships to deliver world class infrastructure and enable a $8 trillion economy.
  • Declare war on power supply and deliver the Nigeria-Siemens Power Project to achieve 25GW by 2025.
  • Meter all consumers and install additional substations and transformers in 4 years.
  • Install 27.5GW of connected micro-grids using bi-fuel generators in 5 years.
  • Install 30MW of solar power and 8MW of hydropower in 8 years using mostly made in Nigeria solar panels.

Affordable Homes:

  • Build 400 to 600 affordable 2 & 3 bed housing units per LGA per year in partnership with states and LGAs.
  • 3.1 million low-cost homes in 8 years, prioritizing young families and the low-paid.


  • Plant 1 billion trees over 8 years and tap into $3 trillion of available international climate finance.
  • Provide training for farmers and partner with the private sector for storage, financing, processing, soil testing, seeds, ranching and equipment leasing.
  • Increased penalties for electricity theft and economic sabotage.
  • Install streetlights on all urban and town centre roads in partnership with states and LGAs.

In conclusion, Peter Obi’s plan for a thriving Nigeria is a well-thought out and comprehensive plan that addresses the key issues facing the country. With a focus on creating jobs, attracting foreign investment, improving infrastructure, and investing in education and healthcare, Obi’s plan is poised to bring about positive change in Nigeria. If elected as president, he has the experience, the vision, and the commitment to make his plan a reality. The future of Nigeria looks bright with Peter Obi at the helm.

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