Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has finally and openly declared his support for the Labour Party, LP, presidential candidate, Peter Obi for the president of Nigeria. He made his declaration while at a Town Hall meeting held in Makurdi by Labour Party flag bearer, Peter Obi.
Governor Samuel Ortom said his support of Obi was not based on emotion and sentiment but rather on the character, capacity and competence of Obi to lead Nigeria. He emphasized that Obi is equipped mentally and physically for the task of getting the country moving forward again.
Ortom said, “we have come to a time where we must leave out sentiments and save Nigeria by looking at individuals who can lead with the fear of God and provide gainful employment for the youths.
“We must, in this 2023, fashion a new Nigeria, Nigeria that will give the people equity, fairness, and justice.
“The PDP has failed Nigerians, APC has failed Nigerians, political parties have failed Nigerians, even Labour Party has failed Nigerians. We must therefore look at individuals, those people who can deliver.
“So, this is not about party, I am not in Labour Party but I am working for Peter Obi. Peter Obi will make sure that we sleep with our two eyes closed. These unnecessary killings that are going on in our country will stop.
“I have chosen to support him. I appreciate you all for choosing Peter Obi. Of the three presidential candidates, Peter Obi has the character, and competence to lead Nigeria.”