2023 PRESIDENCY: Labour Party Solicits NLC Support For Obi’s Candidacy


By Andrew Ajijah, Jos

Labour Party National Chairman, Mr Julius Abure, has solicited the cooperation of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) to support groups that are collaborating with it Presidential candidate Peter Obi to win 2023 presidential election.

Mr Abure urged citizens in Plateau State to strategize and canvass for more support to enable its candidate win the 2023 presidential election.

LP National Chairman, Mr Julius Abure, made the call on Thursday evening in Jos, Plateau state, during a town hall meeting for its Presidential flag bearer and other candidates aspiring for different political offices.

Mr. Abure spoke through LP Deputy National Chairman, Mrs Ladi Iliya, who urged various groups to also establish a link with Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Political Commission in Plateau state for more mobilisation.

The national chairman assured that Obi, the party’s Presidential Candidate,

would soon be in Jos to formally inaugurate groups.

“We have discovered that we have many Peter Obi support groups, but we’ve have found out that they are not well coordinated.

“We want the individual groups to work in unison and avoid working at cross purposes for the good of the party.

“Many people don’t know that for the first time the NLC/TUC is having a political commission that is supporting our presidential candidate and other LP candidates.

“We want everyone to know that whatever we are doing, we are doing it in collaboration with the NLC,” she said.

Abure stated that the head of NLC/TUC political commission in Plateau, Dr Dalyop Badung would coordinate the activities of the support groups in the state.

Speaking at the event, Laubour Party North Central Vice Chairman, Mr Adi Shirsha Adi advised the groups to educate the Nigerians about the party logo.

Adi revealed that many people were not conversant with LP logo, which he explained that, it is a symbol of father, mother and child.

According to him, the party has the capacity to entrench the good governance that elude Nigeria for many years.

Plateau NLC Chairman, Mr Eugene Manji, said that labour unions were supporting LP with hope that it would address issues affecting workers and the generality of Nigerians.

 Manji urged those present to convince other people to join the movement which he believe would improve the standard of living of Nigerians.

Addressing the gathering, Plateau LP Chairman, Mrs Grace Zamafara thanked the people for their support to the party thus far.

Mrs Grace Zamfara said that the party would work assiduously to ensure that LP comes to power in Plateau and Nigeria for the people enjoy good governance.

Venue of the sensitization of the Nigerians about LP and the candidacy of Mr. Peter Obi was full to capacity.

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