The support group for Peter Obi presidential aspiration held a one-million-man march yesterday in Lagos and nationwide to support him. It was peaceful and successful as information were gathered across Nigeria showing the peoples’ energy and interest for Peter Obi to be nominated by his party, Peoples Democratic Party PDP.
In the press release issued by the Coordinator, Marcel Ngogbehei, it maintained that, “the one-million-man march is to ensure that Nigerians of like-minds come out en masse in all the states of the federation and FCT in solidarity with the presidential aspirant.”
The issued statement continued: “The 1 million-man-march is anchored by Coalition for Peter Obi (CPO), which is made up of more than a dozen different support groups for Mr Peter Obi.
All supporters of Peter Obi will participate fully in the march all over Nigeria. The one-million-match is a show of solidarity and love for the credible candidature of Mr Peter Obi. Various routes have been chosen for the march in all the 36 states and FCT. The march will start by 10am prompt and we have obtained police permits to ensure security.
The take-off points for all states have been shared on various social media platforms, and all great supporters of Peter Obi should reach out to their respective coordinators and WhatsApp group admins to ensure familiarity and easy locations to the routes.
This is a peaceful solidarity march and all are encouraged to portray a patriotic spirit, be of good conduct and avoid actions that will give us bad names, neither should we allow hoodlums to hijack our peaceful march. Let’s be very conscious and alert in the exercise.”
The coalition that organized the march includes, Peter Obi Support Network (POSN), Like Minds for Peter Obi (LMPO), Nigeria Needs Peter Obi (NNPO), TakeBackNaija (TBN), Women for Peter Obi (WPO), Associates of Peter Obi (APO), Peter Obi FC (POFC), Peter Obi Movement for President (POMP), Associates of Peter Obi (APO/POE) Peter Obi Candidacy Movement (POCM), Peter Obi Ambassadors (POA), and TeamOHO, according to Coordinator, Marcel Ngogbehei.