2023: We’re Not a Social Media Party, Labour Party Blasts Critics, Reveals Huge Number of Registered Voters

2023: We’re Not a Social Media Party, Labour Party Blasts Critics, Reveals Huge Number of Registered Voters

  • The Labour party promises to win the elections in 2023 while asserting that it is not a social media party
  • Over 22 million registered voters have expressed interest in the party, according to Comrade Arabambi Abayomi, the party’s national publicity secretary, who made this statement in Lagos
  • Abayomi maintained that Nigerians are yearning for change as the ruling APC, has failed to meet the expectations of the people

The Labour party says it is not a social media party, vowing to win the 2023 elections.

Daily Trust reports that the national publicity secretary of the party, Comrade Arabambi Abayomi, who stated this in Lagos, said there are more than 22 million registered voters who have indicated an interest in the party.

Labour Party, 2023 election, Peter Obi, Yusuf Datti
The national publicity secretary of the Labour party, Comrade Arabambi Abayomi, has explained why the party is not a social media party. Photo credit: Peter Obi
Source: Facebook

Labour Party revealed the number of registered voters

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He said Nigerians are yearning for change as the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has failed to meet the expectations of the people.

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Abayomi said:

"As I speak now, with the number of support groups that have registered with their Voters cards and telephone numbers, we have 22 million Nigerians with us.”

Labour Party sends message to APC

He urged the APC-led government to get ready to vacate office in 2023, noting that nomination of card-carry members and former aspirants as Resident Electoral Commissioners will not save the party from defeat.

Nigerians react

Nigerians took to the Facebook page of Legit.ng and shared their opinion on the Labour Party's chieftain claim.

Babs Miracle Gabriel wrote

"I am yoruba. I and my family are OBI-dient. No room for sentiment and tribalism, we are voting competence and capability. Thank you!

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Ure Caleb Danjuma noted that

"We are more than, cos I can't count the number of Obi in the North. I'm a Northerner and we are Obidient."

Blessed Judon stated

"And another 20m unregistered Peter Obi supporters. Our target is 40m vote in 2023."

Iloagu Geofrey said

"On this party and it's presidential candidate Nigeria's salvation will come."

Blessing Ilavbare Olubor urged

"Reserve your strength why we the desperate youth cast our vote OBIdiently without fear or favour."

Oyekan Babatunde said

"My vote and my household are included sir."

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The report stated that though campaigns are yet to officially begin, the current standing of the major presidential candidates and their parties, based on the assessment of public opinion, is still too close to call.

Focusing on Obi, the report noted that the reality is that the LP presidential candidate is not a known quantity in many parts of rural Nigeria.

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Since defecting to Labour Party (LP) and emerging as the party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi has changed the 2023 political discourse.

The former Anambra governor’s decision to pursue his presidential bid on the LP’s platform has not only brought the party to the national limelight but also ensured the conversations are not only about the ruling APC and the lead opposition PDP.

Obi’s supporters, who call themselves Obi-dients, are everywhere on social media, highlighting why the Anambra-born politician deserves to be elected as Nigeria’s number one citizen in 2023.

Source: Legit.ng

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