- Peter Obi, the 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour Party has been commended for his interest in youth development and capacity building
- The former governor of Anambra state received the commendation from the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi II
- According to the southwest monarch, youth development must be key to every leader's plan for nation-building
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi II, has appreciated the move by Peter Obi, the 2023 Labour Party's presidential candidate, to rescue Nigeria.
Ooni said that he is in love with the youth development agenda of Peter Obi who has continued to win the hearts of many young Nigerians across the country.
The first-class traditional monarch from the southwest region of the country made the disclosure while he received Obi in his palace in Ile-Ife, Oyo state.
The monarch had also taken the former governor on a tour of the palace during the former governor of Anambra state's visit.
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Ooni said that it is important for any society seeking greatness to place youth development as a priority case on his political agenda,
He also prayed to God to grant Peter Obi his heart's desire to become the next president of Nigeria after Muhammadu Buhari.
“Right from my first day as the Ooni I openly dedicated this revered throne to the youth population and I have been matching the promise up with actions in form of programs and several initiatives geared towards empowering our youths because they are our future.
“I am glad that you recognize that fact and I pray that God Almighty grants your heart desires.”
Peter Obi visits most influential Yoruba first-class monarch, prostrates before him, Photos, Videos Emerge
Peter Obi, Labour Party's presidential candidate, was at the palace of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II.
Obi visited the Oba on Tuesday, September 27, amid wild cheers from some of his supporters who gathered at the palace.
The former governor of Anambra state was also captured in a photo prostrating before the Ooni of Ife.
Another Obidient march? Peter Obi's supporters release details of 'Mother of All' rally in Lagos
Supporters of the 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, are set to hold a rally in Lagos state.
The team lead for the supporters said the rally will take place in three different locations across the state.
According to the lead, relevant security agencies across the country have been notified about the rally through the appropriate channel.