Peter Obi’s 2023 Presidential Campaign Kicks Off In Lafia Today.
The Labour Party presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi, has officially flagged off his presidential campaign today in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital.
The campaign flag-off for the 2023 presidential election took place hours ago with the arrival of Peter Obi on the campaign ground aboard a chopper in Lafia, the capital city of a North Central state in Nigeria
The Chief Campaign Spokesperson of the Labour Party Presidential Campaign Council, LP-PCC, Dr. Yunusa Tanko, in a statement via his Twitter handle on Saturday, noted that the council postponed the initial flag-off from the initial 20th of October date due to the rampaging flood that affected 33 out of the 36 states of the federation.
He said, “Our presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi had to visit affected states to empathize with the flood-ravaged communities across the country, as the first call of governance is being responsive to the people.
“However, immediately after the visits of Mr. Peter Obi, our Presidential Candidate, the campaign council of our great party has deemed it necessary to earnestly kick off the campaign from the north-central geo-political zone of Nigeria.” part of his tweet read
Peter Obi had earlier called on the presidential candidates of other parties to suspend their campaigns and reach out to flood-ravaged communities nationwide in solidarity with the victims of the flood.
LABOUR PARTY PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN COUNCIL TO FLAG-OFF CAMPAIGNS ON OCTOBER 29Th 2022, IN LAFIA, NASARAWA STATE.
The Presidential Campaign Council of the Labour Party (LP) will officially flag-off its campaign on the 29th of October 2022 , pic.twitter.com/hbTkvwaKXc
— Dr Yunusa Tanko (@YunusaTanko) October 24, 2022
Meanwhile, the candidate thanked his well-wishers and teeming support base for turning out in huge numbers for the flag-off.
“I thank the LP and OBIdient Family in Nasarawa for their show of love and solidarity in Lafia. The flag-off was simply awesome. -PO”, Mr. Obi tweeted, acknowledging the massive turnout in Lafia.