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The Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Mr. Peter Obi has come out to maintain that for him, politics should transcend partisanship and be free from tribal and religious affiliations.
Obi, a former Governor of Anambra State, made the statement in a post via his verified Twitter handle on Saturday.
His statement followed the celebration of Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo’s one year in office, which he attended.
Obi said he would continue to pray for Soludo.
In the post sighted by The Eastern Updates, he wrote, ‘I was in Awka, Anambra State, today for the celebration of Gov. Chukwuma Charles Soludo’s one year in office. As a firm believer in building a better society, I maintain that politics should transcend partisanship and be free from tribal and religious affiliations.
‘We all must join hands to build a better society for all. I congratulate my very dear brother and Governor, Prof @CCSoludo, as he marks his first year in office. I will continue to pray for, and wish him well in office. May he succeed.’
In another report, a member of Obi’s Labour Party, Mr. Humphrey Anumudu who is a governorship aspirant in the forthcoming governorship primary holding in Imo State, has been found dead in his house in Lagos State.
Anumudu was reported dead in his Lagos home after returning from a meeting at the LP secretariat in Abuja.
Before hos death, the deceased was a native of Mbieri Ancient Kingdom in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State.
A family friend who spoke to reporters on the condition of anonymity to The Eastern Updates confirmed the death prevailing the auto merchant died on Friday evening in Lagos.
He added that his death came as a shock.