History made, no stopping us now – Peter Obi reacts to Saturday’s Obidient rallies


The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has reacted to Saturday’s rallies organised by his supporters, known as the Obidients, across the nation.

The Obidients, in commemoration of the nation’s Independence Day celebration held peaceful rallies in Lagos, Bauchi, Edo and others, including London.

Reacting in a statement on Sunday morning, Obi said October 1, 2022, would go down in history “as a day Nigerians spoke with one united voice.”

Obi maintained that the message was clear and simple – “a new nigeria is possible!”

He said, “From Lagos, Bauchi, Benin City, Warri, Osogbo, Kaduna, Uyo, Aba, London, New York and many more, OBIdients made a bold statement with generally very peaceful rallies.”

Obi said Nigerians of all groups and gender marched in their millions to show solidarity and to support “our collective vision of a New Nigeria.”

He thanked the Nigerian youths for their “passion, resolve and resiliency,” stressing that they have shown the entire world that Nigeria is ready for a change, and the majority are ready to lead the way.”

The former Anambra State Governor appreciated his supporters for the sacrifices, saying, “Our labours shall never be in vain and there is no stopping us now.”

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