Presidential poll: We should be prepared for re-run -LP

… says APC already preparing

Labour Party, LP, National Chairman, Julius Abure, has called on members of the party to be alert and start making preparation for a re-run in the event the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, orders one.

He added that available information to him has it that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, was already preparing for a possible re-run of the 2023 presidential poll.

Abure made the call on Monday, at an online meeting held with Nigerian-American Coalition for Justice and Democracy led by Professor Eddie Oparaoji, who is the Labour Party Diaspora Chairman in the United States.

Abure in a statement by acting National Publicity Secretary of the party, Obiora Ifoh, called on the over 10 million members of the party to be “On the alert and get ready to further humiliate APC and its government in the polls if their sinister plot materializes.”

He said: “Rumours have it that those in government are already planning for rerun and this is one of the support we will be canvasing from you.

We should be getting prepared because those in govt already preparing for rerun 

“We should also be getting prepared because since all those in government are already preparing for rerun we too should not be taken unawares.

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“So, we will be needing your engagement and support on this aspect if par adventure it happens today, that the election is nullified which is not what we are asking for, because we are asking for outright declaration of Peter Obi as the President of Nigeria.

“We believe strongly that we won that election given the statistics we have, given the result we have, we are not expecting anything less than the declaration of Peter Obi as the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Labour Party, LP

“But supposing that didn’t happened as the government is believed to be planning for a rerun it will not also be out of place for we to be preparing for a rerun election.

We are  hopeful that tribunal will act on our favour

“Having said this by the side, I must say clearly that we have put all our evidences before the court we are very hopeful that the tribunal will act on our favour.

“And we are very hopeful that supposing the matter gets to the higher court, the Supreme Court, in this case, it will also act in our favour. We are keeping our hope and confidence alive.

“In nine months, we are able to change the political narratives of this country and we must build on that successes and so that we can have a more formidable party that we can strategically positioned fro the down trodden people of Nigeria.”

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