'It's Alarming', Peter Obi Reacts to Constant Collapse of National Grid, Planned Strike by Bakers
- The collapse of the national grid for the sixth time in seven months is a cause for alarm, Peter Obi, the 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour Party has said
- Obi condemned the fact that Nigerians have been left to grope around in darkness without electricity due to the constant collapse of the grid
- The former governor of Anambra state also condemned the hardship faced by Nigeria which is indicative of the planned strike action by bakers in the country
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The presidential candidate for the Labour Party in the 2023 election, Peter Obi, has said that the incessant collapse of the national grid is not only a benchmark for governance failure but a compelling catalyst for a leadership change.
In a tweet signed personally by the LP's 2023 presidential candidate admitted that the collapse of the national grid for the sixth time in the seven months of 2022 is alarming.
He also decried the fact that many Nigerians have been left grope around in darkness without electricity.
Away from electricity challenge to proposed strike action by bakers
Also speaking on the planned strike action by bakers across the country and expected scarcity of bread, Obi said this is indicative of the high-stress level in both the productive realm of our economy and quality of life.
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"Moreover, in a nation where many go the bed hungry, and national bakers going on strike is indicative of the high-stress level in both the productive realm of our economy and quality of life.
"Also, for bread, one of the basic and affordable daily sustenance of the average Nigerian to become unavailable translates to a national crisis."
The renowned economist and businessman further called on the Nigerian government to live up to its statutory responsibilities to avert socio-economic incidents that induce extreme shock and stress on the people.
Award-winning Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adiche reveals who she'll vote for in 2023 presidential election
Chimamanda Adiche on Tuesday, July 19, said she could not wait to cast her vote for the presidential candidate of the Labour Party Peter Obi.
Adiche confirmed that Obi's lifestyle, competence and emotional intelligence make him the right man for the job of presidency in Nigeria.
According to Adiche, she cannot wait to call Peter Obi of the Labour Party by the title, My President.
Osun election: How Peter Obi's supporters contributed to Adeleke's victory as governor, PDP chieftain reveals
A former deputy speaker of the Abia state House of Assembly had urged the Peoples Democratic Party not to relax over the victory of Ademola Adeleke at the Osun state governorship election.
Cosmos Ndukwe said that Adeleke's victory was secured through contributions made by the people and not the party's logo.
According to Cosmos, most people who voted for Adeleke at the poll were major Peter Obi supporters - Nigerians who no longer believe in voting along party lines.