Peter Obi Supporters celebrate his birthday with orphans in Taraba
From Jethro Yerga, Jalingo
Supporters of the Presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP) Peter Obi, Tuesday celebrated his 61 birthday with orphans at the UMCN orphanage Mile Six Jalingo, Taraba State.
The various support groups who came out en mass to celebrate Mr. Obi’s 61 birthday and drum support for his candidature, presented assorted food items, drugs and other valuables to the orphans.
Addressing the mammoth crowd that turned up for the event, the leader of the like minds Peter Obi support groups, Mr. Jinadu Gave Yawe said the essence of celebrating the envious age with the orphans was to demonstrate clearly what the presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, Mr. Peter Obi stand for.
Jinadu Yawe who congratulated Peter Obi for attaining 61, maintained that the presidential candidate has an uncommon love for the downtrodden and his passion for their care was unmeasurable hence,
they decided to identify with him
through impacting in the lives of the less privilege to appeal his soul.
“The man we are celebrating is a man that identifies with the poor on the street. He is interested in alleviating the life of widows, orphans and poor men on the street. He has chosen to give himself to serve the less privilege. As his supporters, we want the people of Taraba State to understand the desire of our incoming president”. He stated.
Chatting with press men shortly after the occasion, the Taraba State Governorship candidate of the party, Hon. Evangelist Philip Munlip, said the party was well prepared to take over power both at the national and state levels and advised electorates to ensure that they registered and collect their PVCs so as to be able to vote Peter Obi and all the candidates of the party in the next year’s elections.
Hon. Munlip emphasized that Nigerians are tired with several years of misrule by selfish and visionless politicians who think of nothing but their stomach and their families and are therefore, ready to vote in The former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi who alone, among all the candidates in the forthcoming election, has the desired plan, wisdom and the passion to change the narrative of governance of this country.
“Our incoming President, Mr. Peter Obi is the only credible candidate who is determine to turn the country’s economy from the usual consumption state to a productive state and from a raw material base to a productive base.
“A vote for him is a vote for transformation in our educational sector, our agricultural sector, our infrastructure and most importantly the security of lives and property of the good citizens of this great country.
“My call to Nigerians this day is that they should introspect and vote wisely, vote for this epitome of good leadership and end prolong and incessant strikes, merciless and wanton killings, end corruption and reduce unemployment rate in the country among many other disturbing issues in this country”. He stated.
While calling on the people of Taraba State to also vote for him at the gubernatorial election of the state, Hon. Munlip said he had all it takes to transform the fortune of Taraba State to enable it compete favourably with other states of the country and beyond.
According to him, the tourism potentials in the state alone is enough to reduce unemployment rate in the state to an unimaginable level, if a good and knowledgeable leader is voted into power.
“We have major organizations globally that are interested in harnessing our reach natural potentials through public and private partnership looking for a government that would create a good atmosphere to get these done.
“We also have good institutions that will train and retrain personnel and redefine the content of our education to harness the reach agricultural potentials we have in the state. I know all these and how to go about it. My people should for me”. He called.
Meanwhile, the birthday celebration was graced by an unprecedented number of youth both males and females as well as almost all the candidates of the party in the state.