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Labour Party Reserves 2027 Presidential Ticket For Peter Obi

Peter Obi

The National Convention, which is the highest decision-making body of the Labour Party, has made an announcement that it has reserved its 2027 ticket for the party’s current leader, Peter Obi.

Gatekeepers News reports that the party has also granted a right of first refusal to the Abia State Governor, Alex Oti, if he decides to seek re-election on the party’s platform.

This decision was made during the party’s National Convention that took place in Nnewi, Anambra State on Wednesday, as per the Communique issued and signed by the re-elected National Chairman of the party, Comrade Julius Abure, and National Secretary, Umar Faruk Ibrahim.

The communique read in part: “The Convention in session based on the antecedents of the Presidential candidate before, during and after the 2023 General Election recommend that the 2027 Presidential ticket of the party be solely reserved for His Excellency, Mr. Peter Gregory Obi, the National leader of the party.

“Furthermore, the Convention in session reviewed ongoing development and performance of its Governor in Abia state, His Excellency, Dr. Alex Otti and pass a vote of confidence on him and recommend the 2027 Abia state Gubernatorial ticket of the party be reserved for His Excellency, Dr. Alex Otti.”

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