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Ahead of next year’s general elections, the Presidential Candidate of Labour Party (LP), Mr. Peter Obi, has called on Nigerians to hold him to his promises if gets elected in 2023.
He made this known while speaking on Wednesday at the LP presidential campaign in Makurdi, Benue State, on Wednesday, Obi said the federal government under his leadership would support every state to develop at their own pace.
He also promised to secure and bring peace to Benue state.
‘Those who want to go back to their villages, will go back. Those who want to go back to their farms, will go back and we will support them. Our government is about securing Nigeria.
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‘We will ensure that we restructure the entire security infrastructure in Nigeria – and we will give them all the moral support. We are not going to make fake promises, we are ready to do the work, we don’t want people who do not have the energy to do the work. Nigeria over the years has refused to dredge the River Niger and Benue, with the dredging you will be able to move your goods from Lokoja to Onitsha, use it for River transport.’
He said his government would not allow the present flooding to continue without doing anything about it.
‘Why can’t we dredge the River Niger and Benue. I assure you Nigeria will be better,’ he said.
In another report, Engr. Chucks Ololo, the brother-in-law of former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC, for Labour Party (LP).
The governorship aspirant under the All Progressive Congress in the 2019 general elections made this known at the LP state party secretariat in Owerri, Imo State.
According to the former APC chieftain, his defection was to join forces with LP to salvage the country through the vision of the presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi.
Ololo, who is the husband to Okorocha’s younger sister, Ogechi Ololo, said aside from ensuring that his over 5000 supporters join him in LP, he would also work to achieve the victory of Peter Obi and the Party, especially in the state.