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PRESIDENTIAL RUNNING MATE: Group Hails Obi, Labour Party over Baba-Ahmed’s Choice



By Julie Sylvia,Onitsha

The Movement For Election Of Nigeria President Of Igbo Extraction, a political pressure group has applauded the Labour Party and her Presidential candidate Mr.Peter Obi for their unique wisdom and patriotism in choosing one of the best selfless, industrious, steadfast academician and astute politicians Senator Dr Yusuf Datti Baba Ahmed.

The choosen Vice President is the Proprietor and Pro Chancellor Baze University Abuja and Baba Ahmed University Kano as their vice presidential candidate.

This was contained in a press statement signed by the National Convener,Movement for Election of Nigerian President of Igbo Extraction,Mr Vinvent Ezekwueme

“It is a clear indication that the Labour Party presidential candidate and the party is more than ever before prepared, ready and willing to rescue, redeem and transform the country for the betterment of the citizenry and the nation.

“It is no exaggeration but existential reality and irrefutable truth that the party has presented to the Nigeria electorate the best of the best in the country that are more than qualified, credible, steadfast, patriotic, humble, trustworthy and prudent to serve the country at highest level.

“Both the presidential and vice presidential candidates has great passion for the good of nation, citizens and common people.They are philanthropists per excellence, economist,first class intellectuals, selfless servant leaders and patriots who will certainly put smiles on the faces of depraved Nigerians if elected into offices come 2023.

“According to Professor Chinua Achebe that the problems of Nigeria is purely on leadership,let us elects good leaders and actualize Nigeria of our dreams, hopes and aspirations.

“There is no doubt in our mind that Obi and Ahmed presidency will have the wherewithal to transform the country, restore security, revamp our economy, reduce cost of governance, give sense of belonging to every section of the country.Restore People’s faith, confidence and hope in government, tackle monumental corruption, injustices, human rights abuses and inequality.

”Above all,they will govern with fear of God and prudently uses public fund for public good.It is incumbent upon the citizens,electorate and Nigerians to live above ethnicity, religiosity,statism and clans cleavages and vote for best candidates that has the wherewithal to redeem and transform the country for better.

”We extol the virtues of Dr.Doyin Okupe for always standing for equity, justice and what is right, fair and moral, especially for relinquishing his vice presidential ticket to give way for balanced and equitable tickets.

“You have engraved your name in the hearts and minds of Nigerians,just as you did in 1993 when you resigned as Publicity Secretary of National Republican Convention in protest over your abhorrent of annulment of June 12 presidential election won by Chief MKO Abiola of Social Democratic Party.

“It is pertinent to note that with few honest and transparent politicians in the country, there is hope and the future is bright if we do things right.We equally appeal to political class and their followers to play the game according to the rules and avoid casting unsubstantiated aspersions on their perceived opponents.

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