‘Obidients’ to Stage a Million March in Bauchi

The Nigeria Labour Party (LP) presidential aspirant, Peter Obi with his loyalists are going to stage a “one million march” rally in Bauchi State on the first of October, 2022.

The rally, just as held in other states, is aimed at canvassing support and vote from youths, traders and the entire people of the state for the forthcoming 2023 general election.

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Speaking to journalists, the head of ‘Obidients’ campaign media team, Edeh Benjamin, while assuring residents of maximum security, said all arrangements have been made for the “peaceful” rally. 

The march is to sensitise and conscientise the people of the state on the need to elect credible leaders in the 2023 as well as to beaconed on all citizen who are “tired and fed up with the happening within the country to embrace patriotic spirit in obident to the pledge of our national anthem as we bond in freedom to create a change in the change the country is into,” Benjamin said.

When contacted, the Bauchi State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Ahmad Mohammed Wakili, said he is not aware if the organisers of the rally have written a letter to the command. “I’m not aware if they have written a letter to us,” Wakili said.


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Hitherto, Obi was among the major presidential hopefuls in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where he decamped to LP after being rendered hopeless as PDP zoned its ticket to the north, pitching Abubakr Atiku as the flag bearer. 

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In the coming election, Obi alongside his running mate, Dr Yusuf Datti Baba Ahmed, would be ruffling feathers with Atiku, Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).


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