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Obi Vows To End ASUU, Doctors’ Strikes At Imo Mega Rally

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The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi; and his running mate, Yusuf Baba-Ahmed on Tuesday pledged total commitment towards bringing the incessant strikes by medical doctors and members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to an end if elected into office 2023.  

While addressing a crowd of supporters at a mega rally in Owerri, the Imo State capital, Obi said Baba-Ahmed as his running mate, will ensure that power is given back to the people, especially youths and women.

He also pointed out that job creation, investment in agriculture and prioritisation of exports will be top in their agenda.

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Obi assured that issues of ASUU strike, decay in the health sector and corruption will be a thing of the past.

This is the first major campaign rally of Obi in Imo, and as the 2023 elections draw closer, the party in the state said more programmes will be initiated to woo the electorate ahead of the elections.

Meanwhile, Mr. Chukwunonye Irouno who is the Labour Party candidate for Okigwe Local Government Area of Imo State House of Assembly has reportedly passed on. 

The Eastern Updates reports that Mr. Irouno who is a popular master of ceremony in Owerri and the Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs and Entertainment to a former governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha died on Monday night in his house in Owerri.

According to reports, the candidate, who was supposed to be the official MC for Peter Obi’s rally in Owerri yesterday died after he and other Labour chieftains had finished inspecting Kanu Nwankwo sports stadium in Owerri, the venue for Obi’s campaign rally in the state on Tuesday.

A friend of the deceased told newsmen that the politician died few minutes after arriving at his Owerri residence.

The Eastern Updates

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