The Coalition for Peter Obi has said the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, and his running mate, Senator Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed will on Thursday deliver a series of lectures at a meeting involving the leadership of the party, candidates in the 2023 elections and a coalition of 64 support groups.
The event themed, ‘Youth, Governance and New Nigeria’, is organised by the Labour Party and the Peter Obi group.
According to Punch, The group said the event would take place at the International Conference Centre Abuja, on Thursday.
In a statement issued and signed by the Chairman of the Coalition group, Marcel Ngogbehei, on Wednesday, the organisers said programmes lined up at the event would give orientation about the agenda of Peter Obi for a new Nigeria.
Ngogbehei said, “Apart from Peter Obi and his running mate that will deliver lectures at the event, former Special Adviser to President Olusegun Obasanjo, Dr Doyin Okupe, and the National Chairman of the Labour Party will also deliver lectures at the event.”
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The statement read in part, “Our presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi and his running mate, Alhaji Yusuf Datti Baba- Ahmed will on Thursday, August 11, deliver a lecture to sensitise all the candidates of Labour Party and support groups about the agenda of the Presidential candidate for the New Nigeria.
“It will be a leadership programme that will emphasise how the Presidential candidate and his running mate will bring solutions to the various problem facing the country and how the candidates and support groups can partner to ensure a rebirth of the country from insecurity and economic backwardness.
“Others expected to deliver lectures at the event are former Special Adviser to President, Dr. Doyin Okupe, and the National Chairman of the Labour Party, Comrade Julius Abure Esq.”