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The Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma has openly asked All Progressives Congress (APC) members to ignore opposition parties who are “only strong on social media” in a subtle missile against Peter Obi of the Labour Party and his ‘OBIdeient supporters.’
Governor Hope Uzodimma stated this during a meeting with party members and stakeholders in Imo on Friday.
The governor’s comment is most likely a swipe at the Labour Party (LP) and its presidential candidate, Peter Obi.
LP and Obi have been criticised for being more prominent on social media and not having a structure ahead of the 2023 elections.
“This opposition that is only strong on social media with no political structure on the ground, you are listening to them,” Uzodimma said.
“Our people should not be deceived. Don’t let anybody deceive you.
“If you follow a party that is reminding you of the agony of the past but is not interested in telling you how you will better your tomorrow, you don’t have to blame anybody.
“But as a people, as a party, I am here as the governor of the state through a political party called APC. That is our political party.”
In another report, Dati Baba-Ahmed has revealed why he had accepted to be the running mate of Peter Obi who is the Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party (LP) for the 2023 elections.
The Eastern Updates had earlier reported that Senator Datti Baba-Ahmed had been announced as the LP vice-presidential candidate in Abuja on Friday.
Speaking when he was formally unveiled, Baba-Ahmed said he accepted to be Obi’s running mate because he “believes in Mr Obi’s capacity to make Nigeria live up to its billing”.
He added that he also trusts that Obi would not mismanage the nation’s wealth, adding that the outing of the Labour Party candidate as Anambra governor lends credence to that.
Recall that Dr. Doyin Okupe who was earlier announced as the LP vice-presidential candidate resigned on Thursday.
His name was also submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC as a placeholder to beat the submission deadline in June.
The 46-year-old is the founder of Baze University, Abuja and Baba-Ahmed University Kano State.