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2023 Election: Labour Party considers establishing office in Kano

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The Labour Party of Nigeria has said it would consider establishing an office in Kano State, which is arguably Nigeria’s most populous state and a strategic point for securing mass votes from the northern region in the 2023 general elections.

The party made this known on Sunday June 12, 2022 while responding to a tweet by the former Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media and Digital Communications, Bashir Ahmad.

Ahmad had noted that the Labour Party did not have an office in Kano, a state with an estimated population of 12.5 million people and over five million registered voters.

“Did you know that Labour Party doesn’t have an office in Kano, a state with over 5,000,000 registered voters, not only that the party doesn’t have a single candidate in the whole 44 local governments in the state, and the story is so very similar in, at least, 25/36 states and FCT.

“In Kano and neighbouring Kaduna, Katsina, Jigawa and Bauchi states, the Labour Party doesn’t even have a whole gubernatorial candidate. If you don’t know what that means, then congratulations,” he wrote.

Responding to the tweet, the party said, “We understand your plight with the lack of structural offices in Kano; we know that many of you desire true change but are unable to speak out due to certain situations; be assured that we are on top of the situation and an announcement will be made soon.”

Meanwhile, the presidential flagbearer of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has assured that no community or region would be left behind in good governance, insisting that “structure is all about human beings.”

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Obi said, “Whenever I hear of NO STRUCTURE, my answer to it is simple; the 100 million Nigerians that live in poverty will be the structure. The 35 million Nigerians who don’t know where their next meal will come from will be the structure.

“The elderly, our mothers, fathers, and the old ones dying or being owed gratuity/pension will be the structure. ASUU, the lecturers that are being owed, and the students who are not in school will be the structure.

“We’ll create the structure, and they’ll see what the structure is all about. The structure is about human beings.”

The presidential aspirant seeks to unite an ethnically fragile country by lifting people out of poverty and creating a new sense of nationalism and patriotism.

He has promised to publish his governance manifesto in the coming days, which will spell out his priority areas if elected to succeed Buhari.

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17 COMMENTS

  1. I want to join Labour Party from Lagos state, I have a large women group and other men and women groups that want to join too.

  2. Labour Party has a lot to do. With less than 8months to go. If labour Party doest have a governorship candidate in Kano ,kaduna, Jigawa etc , that’s too bad.

    They should have concentrated energy in breeding 774 house of Assembly aspirants, 365 federal house aspirants, 109 senatorial aspirants, 36 state governorship aspirants. Established off in 36 states, 109 zones, 774 LGAs and hold congresses for party officers in these strategic structured.
    It pains to learn that 25 states in Nigeria has no LP presence.
    Something must be done on this and very fast too.

  3. I want to register as a member of labour party in Lagos State. Please where do I do that .

  4. Please I want to register as a member of Labour party in Onitsha Anambra state where can I go to…my number 09082198667…

  5. It was just come my knowledge that, there’s no labour party in my local government (Lere LGA, Kaduna state). I need to have it.

  6. I love this movement, at last there is a hope for our beloved country Nigeria. I will also advise that the party should at least try and let there be office in all the state include Abuja

  7. I already mobilize 0ver 367 Obidient here at ifako Ijaiye Lagos..pls where can we register as party member here in Lagos
    My no 08166295922

  8. I’m in Ughelli North local government area Delta State. I want to register as a party member of the Labour Party (LP) please tell me the closes LP office to my jurisdiction. Below is my WhatsApp number and my call number. 08119317697

  9. I’m in Ojo Lagos, where in the labour party office located here Ojo Lagos? I really want to join the party to help mobilize and orient the people for upcoming general election. Pls where can I register here in Ojo Lagos any part of Lagos state. Send it here (08064505151).

  10. I just checked, and is confirmed here that Labour is yet to have an office in BAUCHI State. Please I want to Join Labour and I am obedient.
    As soon as plans are concluded, we will Join the Band wagon.

  11. That’s the spirit we are talking about, let’s look for a way to play our part in rescuing this our great country

  12. I want to join the party and work for you at ibafo ogun State because nothing like labour party at this place and I want to join the party my self so that I can mobilize people for you here to win upcoming presidential election

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