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General News of Monday, 25 July 2022

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Peter Obi: Hundreds of APC, PDP members in Abuja defect to Labour Party

Labour Party presidential candidate Peter Obi Labour Party presidential candidate Peter Obi

Over 200 members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have defected to the Labour Party in Abuja ahead of the 2023 general elections.

The defectors were received by the LP at Gaube electoral ward on Monday, July 25, Daily Nigerian reported.

Legit.ng gathers that they handed over their APC membership cards, posters, brooms and the umbrellas of the PDP to their new party leaders.

The defectors reported they decide to leave the APC and the PDP for the Labour Party in a bid to ensure true democracy thrives in the country.

Abu Tanko, who spoke on behalf of other defectors, said they were dissatisfied with the approach and policies of both the APC and PDP.

While receiving the defectors, Fanimi Oluwabusayo, the LP's FCT auditor, assured them that the party had come to deliver Nigerians from the hardship the two major parties had put them.

“Labour Party is coming with full force to change the narrative of democracy in the country. “I want to enjoin Nigerian youths to go and verify our candidate and to also come out en-mass to vote for reliable candidate come 2023.

“Vote the Presidential candidate Peter Obi, his Vice Yusuf Datti Baba, Senatorial candidate for FCT Hajiya Ireti Kingibe, House of Representative Abuja South Madam Ohiomero Joy and Joshua Obika Amac/Bwari constituency.

“We enjoin you all to join this force and bring positive change and move Nigeria to a better height to end poverty and suffering in the country,” Oluwabusayo said.

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