The minister of works, David Umahi, has urged the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate in the 2023 elections, Peter Obi, to support President Bola Tinubu. The former governor of Ebonyi state said this on Saturday, September 9, during his visit to Governor Francis Nwifuru as part of his tour of the state to inspect federal roads….CONTINUE READING....CONTINUE READING
Obi, a former governor of Anambra state, came third in the 2023 presidential election.
He, however, challenged Tinubu’s victory at the presidential election petition court, claiming he won the poll.
The LP presidential flagbearer lost at the court as the tribunal dismissed his petition. He has, nevertheless, vowed to appeal the judgment at the Supreme Court.
Tinubu gave southeast a foremost ministerial position – Wike
Appealing to Obi to support Tinubu, Umahi said the president gave the southeast an important ministerial seat even though the region did not vote for him, Daily Trust reported.
He added that President Tinubu was ordained by God to lead the country, noting that he had maintained that stance since the electioneering period.
“I urge the Labour Party Presidential Candidate, Mr Peter Obi, and other Igbo stakeholders, to support Tinubu.
“The president gave us the foremost ministerial position even when we didn’t vote well for him,” he said.
Tribunal verdict: Peter Obi addresses Obidients
In another report, Obi has urged his supporters (Obidients) to keep hope alive amid the judgement of the presidential election petition court.
On Saturday morning, September 9, the former Anambra state governor stated, via his social media account, that all hope is not lost and that the quest for a better Nigeria has just begun.
“Today, I want to personally reach out and encourage you all to keep hope alive. Considering the challenges that lie ahead of us as a movement, despair is not an option. Nothing good in life comes easy,” he said….CONTINUE READING