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General News of Tuesday, 29 August 2023


'Peter Obi will soon be declared president' - LP Chairman reveals date Tribunal will deliver Judgement

Peter Obi on the campaign trail Peter Obi on the campaign trail

The embattled National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP), Julius Abure, has made a strong prediction regarding the fate of Peter Obi ahead of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal's verdict.

Abure disclosed that Obi, the February 25, presidential candidate of the party, will be declared president of Nigeria by the tribunal.

Abure made this known while addressing some Nigerians in the United States (US) during a tour of the country, The Cable reported.

Abure, who is on a tour to the United Kingdom and the US, said the judgment by the presidential election petition tribunal (PEPT) is expected to come on or before Saturday, September 16, Daily Independent reported.

“We are expecting judgment between now and the 16th of September. And I am very sure Peter Obi will become President.

"Surely, Peter Obi will be president of Nigeria. We have put our hands on the plough and we never look back. We are determined to continue the struggle until Nigeria is repositioned. We will not give up," Abure said.