The group comprises traditional rulers Christians, Muslims and youth known as Coalition Obi Supporters and Enyimba Progressive Association EPA, has commenced the National endorsement prayer program for the victory for the Labour Party Presidential candidate Mr Peter Obi and his running mate Senator Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed in the Saturday General elections.
The Chairperson of the Group, Prof Pat Obiefule said that the group chose to pray to God that has power in heaven and earth saying that the prayer is the key.
According to her, we are all aware that Nigerians are tired of bad and wicked leadership. That is why we need to turn to God to give us a better leader in Nigeria.
“The prayer program today, is another way to reiterate our support for the Labour Party presidential candidate Mr. Peter Obi and his running mate Senator Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed in the Saturday General elections.
“As you can see here, the prayer group is not about tribe, Nigerians gathered here today to pray for their candidate Mr. Peter Obi.
“Labour party candidate Obi is the key to the new Nigeria, we are all yearning for, where the youth, women and Nigerians will experience the needed liberation.
“He has the capacity, experience and strength to deliver on promises that will proper Nigeria as a nation.” She said,
Speaking also, was the National Director of the group Mazi Nice Chijioke who expressed that Nigeria as a nation needs help and the man that has all it takes is Mr. Peter Obi.
“This election was not about tribe or religion because these primordial sentiments cannot bring food so this is the time to get it right by making the right choice. Vote wisely, vote out nepotism. Religious and ethnic sentiments.
“The emergence of His Excellency Mr Peter Obi and Senator Datti- Ahmed has therefore presented the opportunity to night the injustices that have been inflicted on the majority of Nigerians across the country.”
In his remark, former secretary to the Federal Government, Engr. Babachir David Lawal who was represented by Professor Wesley Daniel Nafarnda said that, the duo of His Excellency Mr Peter Obi and Senator Duti Baba-Ahmed have come to symbolize national revival in our national politics.
“We are all witnesses to the serious degeneration of our national affairs which has been due to the absence of contract to the national ethos and respect for our diversity.
“As we cast our vote come Saturday, I don’t believe the choice should be difficult for Nigerians going by what we have gone through these past years.
“The antecedent of His Excellency Mr Peter Obi in Anambra State and other spheres of life speaks for him, ha humility, kindness and compassion are qualities of a great leader that Nigeria deserves now.
“The 2023 election is remarkable in aspects as it is the first time Nigerian Youths and all other Nigerians from all walks of life irrespective of religions and tribal sentiments have come out in large numbers to mobilize support and queue up behind the Obi-Datti ticket.”
Highlight of the event was when Christian and Muslims gathered and offered prayer, calling God to give Obi Victory come 25th of February 2023.