- Peter Obi of the Labor Party has called on Nigerians, especially new voters, to come and collect their permanent voter card.
- The former governor of the state of Anambra also urged citizens to guarantee the exercise of their civic rights by going out en masse to cast their vote
- According to Obi, it is important that all voters stay behind after the exercise to protect their votes by making sure they are properly counted and recorded.
As the 2023 general election approaches, politicians continue to push their way into vantage points to sell their ideas to Nigerians and inform them of their plans for the people should they win the polls.
One such politician is Peter Obi, the Labor Party’s presidential candidate in the 2023 election.
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Obi, having visited a host of key areas in Nigeria on Friday, January 27, stormed into the popular Banex Square in Abuja, the Nigerian capital.
While in the square, the former governor of Anambra met with the occupants of his place, usually business people.
Upon arriving at Banex Plaza, Obi was crowded with merchants and passers-by from the area since he could not get out of his vehicle due to the large number of people.
Speaking to the crowd at Banex Plaza, Obi said:
“Let me sincerely thank all of you.
“This election is not about tribes, this election is not about religion. Be sure to go out and vote that day.
“I never expected this kind of audience. I was just passing through.
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“Please make sure you go pick up your PVCs, and that day go out and vote and make sure your vote is counted.”
“I’ve read party manifestos, Peter Obi’s stands out,” Tinubu’s former campaign manager tells Nigerians.
With anxiety and hope mounting ahead of the 2023 general election, politicians have continued to jump ship depending on which party or person they support.
One such politician is the recently resigned director general of the civil society organizations directorate of the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, Naja’atu Muhammad.
Since his resignation as the main activist of Bola Tinubu and the ruling party, Muhammad has continued to highlight his reasons for leaving the APC and the former governor of Lagos State.
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In other news, Nigerians have been assured that the bullion van found at Bola Tinubu’s home during the 2019 election was empty of money.
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This guarantee was given to Nigerians by the organizing secretary of the All Progressives Congress.
Adewale Ayodele also said that the bars had not reached the residence of the former Lagos state governor.