For better coordination of activities ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Bayelsa State chapter of the Labour Party (LP) has officially opened a new secretariat today in the state capital, Yenagoa.
Naija News reports that the party at its new secretariat located at the Isaac Boro Expressway of the state capital inaugurated local government coordinators and several committees, which were constituted earlier for the party’s presidential campaign.
According to Bayelsa State Coordinator of the Presidential Campaign Council, Alagoa Morris, Labour Party in the state is working hard to canvass votes for its flag bearer Peter Obi because he is the right person for the job.
He said because of his capabilities, several members of other political parties have pledged to vote for Obi at the polls next year.
Morris noted that “We need to be free and this country needs to be in alignment with the Peter Obi movement. It is a movement to free Nigerians from the parasitic Nigerian political class.
“So, people should vote their mind, and we are saying they should vote for Peter Obi because he has shown capacity, not only capacity, he is a leader who had shown exemplary conduct; he is not receiving a pension; Obi is one who paid all contractors who delivered in his tenure as a governor and also did not owe any pensioner. He did not owe.
“Nigeria need someone who can manage public finances efficiently; and the human capital development of Nigerians. This, Peter Obi, will give to Nigerians.”
The chairman of the party, Eneyi Zidougha, also reiterated that the party was vigorously mobilising grassroots support for Obi, noting that over 70 volunteer groups were involved in the exercise for the success of the party in the forthcoming presidential polls.
The party’s governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom State, Uduak Udoh who was present at the inauguration said he is confident about the leadership abilities of Obi, and that is why Nigerians are supporting him.
According to him, Obi is “a man of proven integrity” who has the capacity to administer the country effectively.
He said, “Everybody is yearning for Peter Obi. We know that he has what Nigeria needs. Nigeria needs a man of proven integrity, a man that can deliver. And who else do we have than Peter Obi? Nigerians want him. He talks about industrialisation; he talks about human capital development; Nigerians need someone who can eradicate poverty and Peter Obi would do that for us.
“He is not just saying it, he has done it before when he was a governor and we know he will do it again. We know his records, it is clean and he will do it for us.”