Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has formally endorsed the Labour Celebration presidential candidate for the February election, Peter Obi.
Ortom, who spoke at a City Corridor assembly in Makurdi the State capital on Thursday, stated the 2023 election shouldn’t be primarily based on celebration, stating that each one the political events within the nation had failed Nigerians.
The governor who received a rousing ovation after declaring Obi as his candidate, stated a brand new Nigeria that might give its residents fairness, equity, and justice should emerge by way of the approaching ballot.
He stated, “we have now come to a time the place we should omit sentiments and save Nigeria by taking a look at people who can lead with the concern of God and supply gainful employment for the youths.
“We should, on this 2023, style a brand new Nigeria, Nigeria that can give the individuals fairness, equity, and justice.
“The PDP has failed Nigerians, APC has failed Nigerians, political events have failed Nigerians, even the Labour Celebration has failed Nigerians. We should subsequently have a look at people, these individuals who can ship.
“So, this isn’t about celebration, I’m not within the Labour Celebration however I’m working for Peter Obi. Peter Obi will guarantee that we sleep with our two eyes closed. These pointless killings which can be occurring in our nation will cease.
“I’ve chosen to help him. I admire you all for selecting Peter Obi. Of the three presidential candidates, Peter Obi has the character, competence to steer Nigeria.”
Governor Ortom made the daring declaration shortly after the State Excessive Court docket barred the Peoples Democratic Celebration, PDP, from suspending and expelling him.
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