During his campaign in Jos, Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the 2023 general election, stressed the need to shift Nigeria from a consumer-oriented to a producer-oriented country, according to a report by This Day Live. In order to stop the rising rate of criminal activity, he emphasized the significance of giving young people meaningful jobs....CONTINUE.FULL.READING>>>
Obi cautioned against vote buying, urging citizens to resist such practices as they contribute to increased insecurity and poverty. He lamented the deteriorating state of Plateau, once a hub of agricultural production and economic activities now marred by insecurity.
Julius Abure, LP’s National President, echoed concerns about the soaring cost of living, urging voters to elect competent candidates. He emphasized the importance of safeguarding electoral mandates to prevent a recurrence of past injustices.
Both leaders called for unity and active participation in the electoral process, stressing the need for citizens to vote responsibly to reshape the nation’s future.
He said: “We must all come out to vote and defend our votes. I want to say clearly and categorically too that what happened to us in the general election of 2023, where there was an open robbery of our presidential mandate can never again happen.
“So, I urge you to come out on Saturday and vote and defend your votes. Let’s work together with one spirit, with one mind, with unity of purpose, and we shall defeat them as victory is sure.” CONTINUE FULL READING>>>