- Peter Obi has congratulated some of the senators-elect who contested for various senatorial seats under the Labour Party
- The senators-elect who were congratulated by the Labour Party's 2023 presidential candidate include Ireti Kingibe and Victor Umeh
- Obi said the party and Nigerians look forward to their diligent service and contribution towards nation-building
The 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, met with the senator-elect of the Federal Capital Territory, Ireti Kingibe, on Tuesday, March 7.
In a series of tweets shared on his personal Twitter account, Peter Obi congratulated Kingibe for her victory at the 2023 National Assembly election which took place in the FCT.
Kingibe was declared the winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) making her the lawmaker who will be succeeding Philip Aduda who has spent over two decades in the Senate. She contested for the s eta under the platform of the Labour Party.
In his tweet, Obi said:
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"A very hearty congratulations to Senator-elect Mrs @ireti_kingibe; the second elected female senator for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. Her election is in keeping with our commitment to women and youth.
"The Labour Party, OBIdient Family, Datti and I, feel gratified that you will be representing us in the FCT. We look forward to your diligent service and contribution towards nation-building."
In addition, Peter Obi met and congratulated the Victor Umeh, the senator-elect set to represent Anambra central in the Tenth Senate.
In a tweet, Obi said:
"I wish to convey my very hearty congratulations to @SenVictorUmeh, representing Anambra Central Senatorial Zone. Your return to the Red Chamber is well deserved.
"The Labour Party, the OBIdient Family, Datti and I, feel elated by your election, given your legislative experience.
"We look forward to your diligent service and contribution towards nation building."
Peter Obi Cancels All Guber Campaign Trips, Announces Plan to Appear in Court On Wednesday, March 8
Peter Obi has announced that he will personally be in court today with his lawyers for the 2023 presidential election tribunal ruling.
The court is expected to rule on the request by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reconfigure the BVAS.
Obi also announced the cancellation of his previous plans to travel to various states for the continuation of the 2023 governorship election campaign.
INEC makes strong move as Peter Obi, Atiku head to court
The call was made to the tribunal by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Saturday, March 4.
INEC said the commission would require to re-configure the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System used for the presidential and National Assembly elections for the next round of elections.