- Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi has revealed the real reason why Nigerians are not happy as the nation turns 62
- A few hours into the independence day celebration, the former governor of Anambra state noted that Nigerians are tired of leadership failure
- The presidential hopeful maintained that next year's general elections present an opportunity and hope for Nigerians, only if things would be done right
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As Nigeria marks her 62nd Independence anniversary, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi says many Nigerians have become tired and frustrated with the leadership failure that has continued to burden the country.
Obi noted that the 2023 general election presents a ray of hope to the people for a new Nigeria if things were done correctly, Vanguard reported.
Peter Obi laments bad leadership, sends a message to Nigerians
In his Independence Day message to the people, Obi regretted that at 62, Nigeria has little or nothing to celebrate. Rather, he added, the country has continued to struggle under the weight of corruption, bad governance and all manner of ills.
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He lamented that instead of heralding progress and development, the people were weakened by poverty and hardship and further burdened by new forms of societal malady.
Peter Obi said:
“The time has come for Nigerians to rescue their country from the clutches of failure, rascality and corruption that have held it down for long.
“That is the true independence Nigeria needs. We need independence from economic brigandage, tribal and religious disunity, poverty and unproductivity, poor quality education etc.”
He however stated his readiness to move the nation forward, if elected, stressing, “I stand by my resolve to move the nation forward, from consumption to production, from sharing formula to production formula.
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Mike Ozekhome warned the insecurity situation, bad economy, and hopelessness which has ravaged the country can only be addressed through restructuring of the nation.
Speaking while delivering his 62nd Independence Day speech, the senior lawyer said that it is only a change in the system of government that can bring a turnaround for Nigeria.
Peter Obi's Labour Party releases bank account details for campaign fundraising
The Labour Party has released account details for its supporters and well-wishers to donate money to the campaign ahead of the 2023 general election.
The release of the account details by the party comes barely 24 hours after the official commencement of campaign activities as stipulated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
AIn a simple tweet made at 10.42 pm on Thursday, September 29, the Labour Party shared an e-banner containing details of the account for the party.