Abasi Ita, Calabar
Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party Mr. Peter Obi has promised to usher in a united prosperous Nigeria where rule of law,cordial and mutual coexistence will remain sacrosanct if voted into power.
Obi made the pledge in Calabar while addressing mammoth crowd of party supporters who thronged the U.J Esuene Sports Stadium Wednesday to welcome him to the Cross River capital
“We will ensure that we transform Nigeria from a consuming nation to a productive economy.
“Never again will there be any University strike. Don’t vote people you don’t trust. Let no man come here to deceive you.
“Cross River State is the tourism headquarters in Nigeria .We will energize the tourism sector to make your state take its pride of place in the tourism sector.” Obi stated.
Speaking earlier, leading economist Prof. Pat Utomi posited that with Obi as the President, a new Nigeria can be assured.
” A new Nigeria is possible and it can start today. All the trouble we have today is as a result of the fact that we don’t produced.No nation can excel with a consuming economy luggages”
In his address,former Cross River State NLC Chairman, Comrade John Ushie opined that Nigerians have been in dire need of a visionary and pragmatic leader to salvage the country stressing that Obi is the right person who can rescue the nation.
“They say we don’t have structure and platform and as such election cannot be won and I tell them that they had lied.
NLC is angry with the petrol subsidy politics,wanton killings and the excruciating hardship in the country. Obi is not going to be a consuming president but a producing one.
To Mr. Peter Obi, be assured that Cross River is totally for you.
Also speaking, a renowned civil right activist, Aisha Yusuf stated that 80 percent of the problems faced by citizens of the country is traceable to voting bad leaders in the past urging Nigerians to be weary of choosing those with questionable characters to lead the country in 2023.
Commenting, the National Chairman of the Labour Party Mr.Julius Abure called for a departure from the trend of voting wrong choices for leadership positions only the regret later