2023: Coalition endorses Peter Obi/Baba-Ahmed ticket
NEWS DIGEST – A coalition of civil society groups, Coalition for Good Governance (COG) has endorsed the Presidential Candidate of Labour Party, Peter Obi, for the 2023 poll.
The coalition is made up of 15 deregistered political parties in the country and some former presidential candidates.
According to a statement signed by their National Chairman, Engr. Okey Chikwendu and National Publicity Secretary, Don Anthony Harmattan, the group described Obi and his running mate, Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed as the most credible among other candidates.
“The choice is based on identifying the ticket with the most credible candidates who are tested, trusted and exhibit sufficient intellectual capacity to salvage our nation from the wreck we find ourselves in and meet the yearnings of the Nigerian people which is equitable, fair and just irrespective of tribe or ethnicity.
“We therefore agreed to rebrand our offices nationwide as Campaign support offices for the project. Our structures all over the 36 States and 774 local government areas are henceforth required to support the Peter Obi/ Datti Baba-Ahmed ticket under Labour Party,” the statement said.