As many as 700 members of the New Nigerian People’s Party (NNPP) in Yola South local government of Adamawa State defect to the Labour Party (LP) today in Adamawa State.
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, no fewer than 700 members of the New Nigerian People’s Party (NNPP) in Adamawa State have defected to the Labour Party (NNPP)
The decampees who had been led by their Chairman, dumped NNPP for Labour party in Yola Thursday.
The state chairman of the LP, Nicholas Christopher, and Umar Madawaki a.k.a Otumba, the party’s gubernatorial candidate, congratulated the decampees on their decision to join the Labour Party, citing the Labour Party’s increasing popularity in the state.
Otumba of Ekiti stated that history is about to be made in Adamawa as his Labour party is about to defeat the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and take over power in the state to deliver the dividend of democracy.
The Labour Party is your party of choice and we are ready to accommodate whoever is ready to join hands with us towards the development of Nigeria irrespective of religious, political, or tribal affiliation.
The Guber Candidate said that the LP will make governance an all-encompassing affair, that the economy will be liberalized if he is elected, and that the people will be better off as a result.
He commended the people’s resiliency within the state and across Nigeria in identifying with the party.
All political parties in the state are nervous about the Labour Party because of the party’s presidential candidate Peter Obi’s achievements.
Umar Mustapha stated that Peter Obi is the only governor who ended his tenure as governor, leaving behind over N70 billion Naira and over $150 million dollars in the coffers of Anambra, while other governors were busy building structures that were not important to the people.
Leader of the decampees, Mariam Alhaji Sale revealed their reasons for defecting to LP is because of its focus and commitment to the transformation of the state and the country.
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