The Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has assured Nigerians of his commitment to the New Nigeria Project.
He, therefore, called on Nigerians to come forward and take ownership of their country.
Obi made the remark while speaking at the Support Group Conveners Conference held at Merit House in Abuja on Tuesday.
The former Anambra State governor, described himself and his running mate, Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed, as drivers whose duty will be to take Nigeria to a destination of peace, unity and progress if elected as president and vice-president respectively in the coming February,
25th general elections.
On his Prof. Pat Utomi, the convener of Big Tent, organizers of the conference, described the ObiDatti
Movement as an organic bulb of complex redundancy.
He further stated that the movement is about providing a social network for implementing change as
a panacea for effective policy making and implementation.”
Also speaking at the event, Major General Chris Abutu Garba (rtd0, Chairman, New Nigeria Group, bemoaned
Nigeria’s worsening situation and described Mr. Peter Obi as the only candidate on the ballot with
the will to lead the way to a New Nigeria.
Similarly, Dr Moses Ogidi Paul, convener, Yell Out Nigeria, said that the ultimate aim of the movement which is to see Peter Obi emerge victorious at the polls on 25th February can only be achieved if all involved especially support groups continue to work together without any
form of rancor or confusion.
Arc. Peter Agada, Chairman, Support Groups
Council of the Big Tent ensured the support groups whose registration had been approved received their certificates.
There was also distribution of campaign materials; T-shirts, caps, wrist bands, posters, handbills, aprons, phone stickers etc to over 200 support groups at the end of the event.