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Ezenwafor emerges presidential candidate for Labour Party

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A former Chairman Labour Party, LP, in Anambra, Jude Ezenwafor, has emerged as the factional Presidential candidate of the party for the 2023 elections.

Mr Ezenwafor, a sole aspirant, emerged through affirmation during the faction’s primary held in Abuja on Wednesday.

Addressing the national delegates after his emergence, Ezenwafor said: “I am on a rescue mission to free Nigeria from social, economic and political crises currently bedevilling it.”

He said having understudied two former governors in Anambra State and being the chairman of the party in the state, he had what it takes to lead the country to economic freedom.

He also said he had a brighter chance of defeating the presidential candidates of other political parties being a young man with energy and vigour.

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He said that with the level of insecurity in the country, “Nigeria needs to be rescued.

“Labour is leading a revolutionary course; Labour party will win the general election.

“Our party is going to take over Nigeria and bring back the glory Nigeria needs.

“I have been in the corridors of government for the past 20 years. We are here on a rescue mission,” he said.

Mr Ezenwafor was a former Senior Special Assistant to former Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra and served under former Gov. Peter Obi for four months.

Earlier, Acting National Chairman of the Labour Party, Calistus Okafor, described the candidate as “a man of integrity.”

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“Having made all the requirements of the party, we hereby affirm you to be the presidential candidate of the Labour Party come 2023.”

Okafor, while speaking on the candidacy of Peter Obi, said “I am not against you. My doors are open.

“I am fighting for what is my right. I am not fighting my brother. Those who think I’m being used should have a rethink.”



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  1. The problem of igbos are igbos themselves. Pat utomi (in all of his pedigree a deltan) , embrace Peter OBI and sacrificed his aspiration for him on a plater of goal so the party LP could be formidable. But here comes this so called self acclaimed presidential candidate that can’t win his polling both saying rubbish. Same state, Igbo Igbo. You’ve been in the corridor of politics for 20yrs,yet your name is only know in your community. I don’t need a prophet to say it. Peter OBI’s people will be the ones to betray him out the most. The Hausas are standing strong for their own(Atiku), yoruba drumming for BAT, Igbo sacrificing their own. Wetin do una self…


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