- As the ASUU strike lingers, the Labour Party says its presidential candidate can address the lecturers' concerns in 24 hours
- The party's spokesman, Yunusa Tanko, says Peter Obi can resolve knotty issues because he thinks outside the box
- Tanko further stated that the plans of Obi for Nigeria are progressive and aimed at stimulating production
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Yunusa Tanko, the spokesman for the LP, gave the assurance while speaking on Channels Television on Thursday, September 29.
“I can assure you that the issue of ASUU or any other strike that has taken over in this particular country will not last more than one day under the leadership of Labour Party.”
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Tanko said the LP candidate is driving an agenda to turn Nigeria into a producing country.
“He also clearly sees Niger state as a state that constitutes more than a landmass of The Netherlands and he said that state alone can continue to produce the goods and properties that could be used in turning around the economic situation of this country.”
Tanko said goods produced from Niger state alone could provide the funds to take care of all the issues being raised by ASUU.
Labour Party asks IGP to probe attack on its members in Enugu
Meanwhile, Punch newspaper reports that the Labour Party has condemned the incessant attacks on its supporters in Enugu state.
The party’s national vice chairman (southeast), Mr Innocent Okeke, in a statement, on Tuesday, September 27 called on the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, to investigate the development in the state.
2023: Labour Party planned rally in Lagos to go on after court judgement
In a related development, the Labour Party says all its planned processions in different parts of Lagos state will still be held as announced earlier.
The party's supporters are expected to converge in various locations in the state on Saturday, October 1.
A Federal High Court in the state had given the party the go-ahead to conduct the rally in a ruling recently.
2023: Isaac Balami dumps APC, joins 'Obidient' movement
On his part, youth leader, Comrade Isaac Balami has dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the LP.
Balami who played a prominent role in the emergence in the APC before now disclosed this in a statement.
He said he was dumping the APC because he shares in the pains of Nigerians over the inequality and injustice they have witnessed under the APC.