Clark endorses Obi for President


Elder statesman and convener of Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Edwin Clark, has endorsed the Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Mr. Peter Obi.
Addressing a press conference on Tuesday in Abuja, Clark said Obi is the best hope for a new Nigeria.
Clark’s endorsement is coming few days after former President Obasanjo endorsed Obi in his new year message to Nigeria.
The Ijaw national leader said, it was fair and just that the South produces the next president after the eight years of President Muhammadu Buhari, a northerner.
He called on Nigerians, irrespective of ethnic, religious and political affiliation, to support Obi.
Clark said, “Putting His excellency Peter Obi side by side with all other candidates being presented by other political parties, I am convinced beyond doubt, that our country Nigeria has a great opportunity to elect a phenomenal team, the candidate of the Labour Party, and his deputy, senator Datti Baba-Ahmad, as resident and vice president respectively”.
“I formally hereby announce that I will, therefore, personally, vote for HE Peter Obi and his vice presidential candidate on election day, Febuary 25th, 2023, as president and vice-president of the federal republic of Nigeria.
“I also call on all well Nigerians irrespective of ethnic, religious and even political backgrounds to vote for H.E. Peter Obi without hesitation, as he is our best hope of a new Nigeria of peace, stability and progress.
“I have also requested the leadership of PANDEF, as a democratic institution and all other socio-cultural and socio-political bodies which I head to consult with their members at the levels of the states, local governments and diaspora to take further steps in supporting my choice of H.E Peter Obi.”


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