Charly Boy claimed Obi had inspired a generation of exceptional Nigerian people, including the youths.
His statement is contained in a post via his verified Twitter handle on Friday.
He said the former Anambra State governor would be remembered for his character, compassion, fairness and benevolence.
“Here’s to a man who has inspired a generation of exceptional Nigerian People/Youths. A Man of Destiny.
“You have lived in such a way that you’ll be remembered for your character, compassion, fairness, benevolence, and a force for good who have shown respect for the people, for life, in general.
“Odogwu Okwute Peter Obi.
“Yesoooo, A New Nigeria is Possible.”