A UK-based Nigerian woman has gone out of her way to verify the claims of former Anambra state governor and 2023 presidential candidate, Peter Obi on the cost of his pair of shoes.
This comes after a viral video of Peter Obi, while speaking in an interview in 2017, claimed to own only two pairs of shoes.
In the video, the former Anambra Governor explained that he acquired the shoes from a particular brand store in the United Kingdom.
“I have said to Nigerians, Peter Obi wears only black shoes, and I have two pairs of them, and I travel with them.
The purpose of the shoe is to protect the leg from being hurt. Nothing else. I bought this from Marks and Spencer for £49.99, finish,” Obi said.
To verify his claims, the woman named Saratu Ishaya who is presently living in the UK took up Obi’s challenge to verify his claims.
In the video, Saratu claimed to have found a replica of Obi’s shoes at a Marks And Spencer store in the Kensington area of London.
She went further to confirm that they sold for the price that Peter Obi had claimed he bought them for.
She then urged Nigerians to believe most of what the former Anambra governor was saying.