The Chieftain of the Labor Social gathering (LP) in Ondo State, Stephen Adeyeri, has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of Peter Obi as a harbinger of higher occasions to return.
In a letter on Sunday, Obasanjo disclosed that Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labor Social gathering, was his favourite candidate among the many aspirants vying for the highest spot within the nation.
The affirmation, nevertheless, prompted totally different reactions from political actors and observers, as some harshly criticized the help of the LP candidate.
In an announcement on Wednesday in Akure, Adeyeri praised Obasanjo and described him as a real lover of democracy and defender of the nation.
He mentioned the choice of the two-time former president displays the needs of the lots.
Adeyeri, the LP candidate for the Akoko South West/South East Federal Constituency, mentioned solely those that are in opposition to nation constructing will take offense from what Obasanjo mentioned.
“Baba has the best to her views on politics and others, and as an elder statesman, she needs effectively for our pricey folks,
“It’s apparent that every one shouldn’t be effectively with Nigerians and we can not proceed to languish in excruciating ache”
“Given Obi’s observe report, I have to say he has what it takes to pilot Nigeria and Baba Obasanjo has scrutinized him and revealed the potential, acumen and means to maneuver Nigeria from consumption to manufacturing,” he mentioned.
In accordance with him, any right-thinking particular person won’t label the previous president, who is very regarded in world politics, as insignificant.
He assured the folks of his federal constituency that higher occasions will come.
“For the reason that bigwigs are supporting Obi for the betterment of the nation, I need to guarantee the folks of Akoko South West/South East Federal Unit that the identical wind of change will blow upon them very quickly,” he mentioned.