National Chairman, Labour Party, LP, Mr. Julius Aburi, wants party members to take the gospel of taking Nigeria from a consuming nation to producing nation and good governance to all parts of Nigeria.
Mr. Aburi, who made the call at the inauguration of campaign directorates for Oyo State Labour Party gubernatorial candidate, Alhaji Tawfiq Akinwale in Ibadan described the party as the third force which is ready to change the narrative of leadership without focus in Nigeria.
Represented by the national legal adviser of the party, Mr. Akingbade Oyelekan, Mr. Aburi stressed the need for supporters to embark on an aggressive campaign for the party’s presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi, Oyo governorship candidate, Alhaji Tawfiq Akinwale and other party candidates to emerge victorious in 2023 general election.
Receiving the flag as a symbol of being the party governorship flagbearer in Oyo state from Mr. Aburi, Alhaji Tawfiq Akinwale listed his unique selling points to include adequate knowledge of local government administration, integrity and his knowledge as a senior civil servant in the presidency.
Alhaji Akinwale pointed out that his agility, kind-hearted nature and resourcefulness would be used to implement the brilliant vision, including adequate security of lives and property, infrastructure development for a robust economy, quality health care services and education for all.
Earlier, Chairman Oyo State LP Elders Consultative Forum, Alhaji Lateef Adegoke cautioned members against thuggery, saying intense voters mobilisation and unity were important to ensure victory at the coming polls.
The highlight of the event was the administration of an oath of allegiance on members of the 32 campaign directorates under the Director General, Prince Ganiyu Salami.