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Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by Ekundayo7574(m): 8:42pm On Aug 01, 2022
FACT CHECK: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Best Gov Award In 2013?

A viral post made on Twitter by one Prince Ujay has been shared on other platforms including Facebook, claiming that former governor of Anambra State and Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, won Bill and Melinda Gates’ award for best governor in 2013 and built 10 hospitals.

The post read: “Are you aware that on July 6, 2013, Peter Obi won the Bill Gates and Melinda Award as the best Governor in Nigeria? And used the money to build 10 hospitals! Go and verify!” #PeterObi2023″.
Obi’s 2023 presidential aspiration and the Nigerian factor

According to the tweet, Obi disclosed at a flag-off of the National Obstetric Fistula Repair Programme at the Anambra State University Teaching Hospital, Akwa that he had matched the $1 million grant with N120m to execute the project.

Verification

Checks by Daily Trust revealed that Obi was not named the best Governor in Nigeria by Bill and Melinda Gates in 2013.
However, he won the award for best performing governor on the eradication of polio in the South East and got $1m grant.
Obi in several interviews pointed out that the state would add N120m to the $1m grant to build 10 maternities in the rural parts of the state, build a hostel block at the teaching hospital for medical students and use it for fumigation exercise to fight malaria.

A comment under the tweet read, “A million dollars to build ten hospitals? Haba! Stop trying to sabotage our combined effort by exaggerating stuffs. He is good and commendable for all his hard work. Please, you don’t need to falsify the achievements of an achiever.”

Conclusion
While Obi did promise to build 10 hospitals with the funds, Daily Trust could not independently verify whether he actually built them before he left office. The post is also misleading by claiming that Obi was recognised as the best governor in 2013 by Bill and Melinda Gates.

This fact check was done in partnership with the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD)

https://dailytrust.com/fact-check-did-peter-obi-build-10-hospitals-win-bill-and-belinda-gates-best-gov-award-in-2013

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by Throwback: 8:43pm On Aug 01, 2022
The day I will catch Obi telling the truth, I will send him for maintenance.

For now, let him continue working optimally with his default setting.

As for his integrity, APGA people can give you his source code.

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by Nobody: 8:44pm On Aug 01, 2022
Who cares?
Just leave people's talk and hope on....for Obi!

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by rusher14: 8:44pm On Aug 01, 2022

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by DWJOBScom(m): 8:44pm On Aug 01, 2022
The previous person running the fact check was more objective compared to the current person

I always look forward to fact check and it's 95% fact!

Right now what we have is debatable and full of holes

Horrible people

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by rusher14: 8:45pm On Aug 01, 2022
If Obi tells you good morning, please go and verify.

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by derecho(m): 8:46pm On Aug 01, 2022
Why is Daily "Trust" not trustworthy anymore?
They are presently competing with The Nation in peddling of lies.

Besides, who is "Belinda"?
I thought her name is Melinda?

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by Biodun556(m): 8:48pm On Aug 01, 2022
Obi the liar, ipob patron

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by Throwback: 8:48pm On Aug 01, 2022
rusher14:
If Obi tells you good morning, please go and verify.

My guy, I will say my night prayers and go back to bed.

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by rusher14: 8:48pm On Aug 01, 2022
derecho:
Why is Daily "Trust" not trustworthy anymore?
They are presently competing with The Nation in peddling of lies.

So the statement that Bill Gates gave Obi an award for best governor in Nigeria is fake?

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by longetivity(m): 8:48pm On Aug 01, 2022
He still won the award nah, just that in a different category (best performing governor in d eradication of polio in d East), with a million dollar grant cool

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by Bethel4Life(f): 8:48pm On Aug 01, 2022
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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by Bethel4Life(f): 8:48pm On Aug 01, 2022
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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by Akurakambe(m): 8:50pm On Aug 01, 2022
Tinubu urchins on rampage. How many times will you guys post this fake news here?

Daily trust fake journalist cannot complete their Bleep checking again? No more investigative journalism, shame on them

BTW, my town benefited from this project that is being factcheckd. Peter Obi used the money to build a Maternity complex at Niger Diocesan hospital umunze.

Go and verify.

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by Throwback: 8:50pm On Aug 01, 2022
DWJOBScom:
The previous person running the fact check was more objective compared to the current person


You mean your own type of revolution will never accept truth if it doesn't align with your prejudices?

We must never allow IPOB take control of Nigeria.

Everyone must sing the same song, and reason the same way. Else, they suffer what the SouthEast is still suffering without human rights due to the terror of a minority mob.

Naija no be SouthEast.

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by Nobody: 8:59pm On Aug 01, 2022
Jennifer663:
Who cares?
Just leave people's talk and hope on....for Obi!

We care jare

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by Figger(m): 9:02pm On Aug 01, 2022
The point still remains that out of the three major contenders, Obi is a lesser evil than tinubu and atiku. That alone is enough reason to make him a good choice for the position. I repeat, tinubu and atiku would never rule Nigeria, God forbid!

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by Salewa97: 9:03pm On Aug 01, 2022
No matter the preach of hate by the opposition, tinubu will always shower them with love. God bless Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by tamdun: 9:03pm On Aug 01, 2022
grin

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by tamdun: 9:05pm On Aug 01, 2022
longetivity:
He still won the award nah, just that in a different category (best performing governor in d eradication of polio in d East), with a million dollar grant cool
"Best in South East' not Nigeria as y'all claimed

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by femisplash: 9:11pm On Aug 01, 2022
Funnily, when his supporters quote his handle and tag him along the myraids of lies, he wouldn't deem it necessary to debunk the lies because he himself, the father of lies, enjoys the buzz that it generates around him but as soon as the lies are verified and debunked by credible sources, he would then come on the air to claim the opposition are responsible for peddling such.

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by buhariguy(m): 9:48pm On Aug 01, 2022
Jennifer663:
Who cares?
Just leave people's talk and hope on....for Obi!
sane Nigerians care.
Is a sin to lie.
Pandora tu lie

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by DWJOBScom(m): 9:59pm On Aug 01, 2022
Throwback:


You mean your own type of revolution will never accept truth if it doesn't align with your prejudices?

We must never allow IPOB take control of Nigeria.

Everyone must sing the same song, and reason the same way. Else, they suffer what the SouthEast is still suffering without human rights due to the terror of a minority mob.

Naija no be SouthEast.

Your reply is full of violence and confirms the one sided view of the false fact checker

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by 989900: 10:10pm On Aug 01, 2022
Here is the truth, it's shady and childish to be holding a random Twitter account accountable as your go to source for what a presidential aspirant did/didn't.

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by Salewa97: 11:16pm On Aug 01, 2022
Fortunately for Nigeria, we will be voting Asiwaju next year to turn the fortunes of this country for good. We need multiple states like Lagos and Asiwaju will accelerate that.

Sai Jagaban.

Sai asiwaju.

BAT 2023.

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by Obakoolex(m): 12:59am On Aug 02, 2022
undecided
Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by Salewa97: 1:23am On Aug 02, 2022
I am supporting Jagaban because he developed Lagos, he will develop Nigeria. Simple. No big turenchi.

Vote Asiwaju Bola Ahmad Tinubu.

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by LegendHero(m): 1:26am On Aug 02, 2022
Obi is a natural born liar.

That is why he always say “Go and verify” because he know his minions won’t verify jack. Shey na people wey believe say Buhari na Jubril go verify statements?

Since he said a mad man advised him on how he solved Anambra insecurity issue, I know that the man is a liar of global repute.

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Re: Fact Check: Did Peter Obi Build 10 Hospitals, Win Bill And Belinda Gates’ Award? by LaSenior: 1:41am On Aug 02, 2022
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Even if Obi is a liar yes

I will vote him

Every sensible Nigerian Will vote him

Obi this Obi that

The liberation of Nigeria will come from an unusual Man from a tribe not deem fit to rule from a tribe that has not been in authority since independence ...... Mark this words

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