Peter Obi joined Labour Party after dumping PDP.
Glamtush reports that a former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi has formally joined the Labour Party (LP) days after announcing his exit from Nigeria’s main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
This online platform understands that he is expected to contest the presidential primary on the platform of his new party.
Obi registered as a member of the party on Friday, May 27 in his ward in Anambra State, South-East Nigeria, this online platform gathered.
“I thank all Nigerians, especially our youths who have joined me in the mission of taking back and reuniting Nigeria,” Obi said in an announcement on his verified Twitter handle.
“This project is yours and for the future of your children. I am just a facilitator.
“Since I resigned from the PDP because of issues that are at variance with my persona and principles, I have consulted widely with various parties and personalities to ensure we do not complicate the route to our desired destination.
“For me, the process of achieving our goal is as fundamental as what one will do thereafter.
“Therefore, I have chosen a route that I consider to be in line with our aspirations and my mantra of taking the country from consumption to production; and that is the Labour Party which is synonymous with the people, workers, development, production, securing and uniting Nigerians as one family.
“I invite all Nigerians to join me in taking back our country.
“Be assured that I’ll never let you down.”
The former Vice Presidential candidate of the PDP in the 2019 Presidential Election, is expected to contest the party’s presidential primary election next Tuesday.
I thank all Nigerians, especially our youths who have joined me in the mission of taking back and reuniting Nigeria.
This project is yours and for the future of your children. I am just a facilitator. pic.twitter.com/Tes70U5EmJ
— Peter Obi (@PeterObi) May 27, 2022