Peter Obi, a 2023 presidential candidate in the forthcoming Nigeria election has called on the youths and members of various unions across the country to embrace the Labour Party.
Obi while speaking at his campaign rally in Kano on Sunday, January 22, said that the Labour Party is one for young people and those in the unions.
In a video monitored by Legit.ng, the former Anambra state's governor said other political parties are littered with people too old to handle the affairs of the country.
"Union people, the youths, this is your party, this is your future; we want to build a future for you.
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"If you look at it, our government is coming down with age, if you look at me... The APC chairman ins 75 years old, PDP chairman is over 70 years, our chairman (Labour Party) is 52 years... It's coming down."
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Also taking a jab at the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, whose age has raised several controversies in the polity, Obi said the youthfulness of he, and members of the leadership structure of the Labour Party is what Nigeria needs at a time like this.
"If you combine my age and that of Datti, divide it into two, we are in fifty-something.
"If you combine the other one; they are 70. The other one we don't even know their age at all. We cannot continue this way. It (Nigeria's presidential seat) is not old people's home."
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Peter Obi had earlier warned Nigerians against voting for the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in the forthcoming election.
The Labour Party's flag bearer accused both parties of delivering the structure of insecurity, killings and impunity on the people they were called to serve.
According to Obi, Labour Party will be ensuring that Nigerians receive the structure with human empathy among others should he emerge the winner of the 2023 presidential election.
"It's not true," Top APC chieftain speaks on supporting Peter Obi
Salihu Lukman, a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress denied the claim that he is supporting. Peter Obi of the Labour Party.
Lukman said he read with dismay, the claim that he has left Bola Tinubu, the flag bearer of APC for the presidential candidate of the Labour Party.
The APC chieftain said there is a need to appeal to Obidients to candidly recognise the shortcomings of Peter Obi.