Former President Goodluck Jonathan told Peter Opie, Labor candidate, LP, that whoever is the next president should work towards uniting the nation.
President Jonathan made the remark on Friday when Obi paid a courtesy visit to his home in Bayelsa state.
Obi was in the state to seek support from residents in the 2023 presidential election.
The former president also said that Nigerians must believe in the unity of the nation in order to move it forward.
Taking to his verified Twitter account, he wrote, “Today I welcomed members of the @NgLabour Presidential Campaign Board led by its presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi.
“I reiterated that to move Nigeria forward, we must all see it as our own and believe in the unity of the nation.
Whoever becomes the next president must work to unite the nation.
“She also stressed the need for credible elections and urged the Labor Party and all other parties and their supporters to campaign peacefully.”
2023: The next president must unite Nigerians – Goodluck Jonathan tells Peter Obi