Edo Governorship Election: Obi Visits LP Candidate, Akpata

Peter Obi and LP candidate Akpata in Edo State

In a significant display of unity and collaboration, former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, met with Olumide Akpata SAN, the gubernatorial candidate of the Labour Party in Edo State.

The meeting, held yesterday, was marked by productive discussions aimed at advancing the interests of the state and the nation at large.

Peter Obi, speaking after the meeting, expressed his support and well wishes for Akpata’s gubernatorial bid. He emphasized the importance of unity in their efforts to build a better Nigeria.

Obi stated, “Yesterday, I met with my dear younger brother and gubernatorial candidate of the Labour Party in Edo State, Olumide Akpata SAN, and had very productive and fruitful discussions. I wish him well, as we remain united in our efforts to build the New Nigeria.”

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The convergence of political figures from different parties underscores the broader goal of fostering development and progress in Edo State. Such collaborations reflect a growing trend of cross-party cooperation, transcending traditional political boundaries for the collective good.

Akpata, appreciative of Obi’s endorsement, expressed his gratitude and reiterated his commitment to serving the people of Edo State diligently.

He highlighted the significance of receiving support from a seasoned politician like Peter Obi and pledged to uphold the trust placed in him.

As the gubernatorial race in Edo State intensifies, the endorsement from Peter Obi could prove to be a significant boost for Akpata and the Labour Party. It not only amplifies Akpata’s credibility but also signals a broader coalition for progressive change in Nigerian politics.

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Observers anticipate that this collaboration will not only shape the outcome of the forthcoming elections but also set a precedent for future political engagements characterized by unity and shared objectives.


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