Peter Obi is the former Governor of Anambra State and the vice presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party, running with Atiku Abubakar during the last election.
He said Nigeria is less likely to succeed because any Nations that fails to respect and treat the intellectual members of her country better than a common bandits will never Succeed.
The bandits has several times meet with the government and they have been doing what they demanded.
Graduates and highly educated youth are wasting away.
This he said on Wednesday during the book unveiling of Prof, Chinyere Okunna At the Nnamdi Azikwe University in Akwa.
He said the author of the book was not known by him before he appoints her then as the commissioner when he saw her resume.
Though many people move against the Motion as they said she's not a member of their party, but he believes in using Intellectual people in cabinets because they are the only one that can drive the nation to a positive path and forward.
He said the Prof they are celebrating today earns less than a common bandits.
If we keep having people who are not Intellectual in governance the country can't progress. It's high time we start to think in the direction of having capable hands at the helm of governance.