- The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi on Tuesday, paid a condolence visit to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu over the death of his mother
- While in Ondo state, Obi showered praises on the APC governor whom he described as an honest and truthful politician whom Nigerians need at this present time
- Interestingly, Obi also supported the governor's move to empower the Amotekun corps in the state with more arms
The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, on Tuesday, September 27, said the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, represents what Nigerians desire at this present time.
Obi described Governor Akeredolu as a leader who speaks the truth at all times no matter the consequences, PM News reported.
The LP Presidential candidate spoke during a condolence visit to the governor at the Presidential Lodge, Government House, Alagbaka, Akure.
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“I urge you to continue in that direction. You represent one of those things Nigerians desire, ability to speak the truth no matter the consequences.”
Obi comforts Akeredolu over his mother's death and also backed his move to empower Amotekun Corps
He supported Governor Akeredolu on his move to arm the Amotekun Corps, saying the Governor must continue to do his best to defend his people.
Obi condoled the Governor on the demise of his mother, Lady Evangelist Grace Akeredolu, JP, praying God to grant her eternal rest.
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Politicians and candidates of major political parties in Nigeria have been told not to underrate the candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, for not having a structure as the people, the electorate is his structure.
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The candidate of Labour Party LP for Ankpa, Olamaboro, Omala Federal Constituency, Chief Peter Ameh made this disclosure at a media parley on Monday, September 26, in Lokoja.
Chief Ameh noted that contrary to the belief of politicians on the platform of other parties that LP lacked the needed structures to win the presidential election, said, the LP rallies across the country have proved them wrong.
Northern governors allegedly set to back Peter Obi
Meanwhile, ahead of the 2023 presidential election, three notable northern governors are said to have indicated serious interest to back the ambition of Peter Obi.
This was made known on Friday, September 23, by Kayode Ajulo, a human rights activist, when he spoke with journalists in Abuja.
Without mentioning the names of the governor, Ajulo said:
“I am aware of three governors from the north who have given indications to support him."