ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- High Chief Lolo Iyom Josephine Ezeanyaeche has declared her support for the Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr. Peter Obi and his running mate, Datti Baba-Ahmed.
The 104-year-old woman said the former Anambra State Governor, Obi and Datti have the capacity to make Nigeria an investment hub.
Ezeanyaeche who is also the Chairman Emeritus of “The Voice for Senior Citizens of Nigeria”, known as Mama Africa, said this when she visited the Labour Party office in Abuja.
She said her endorsement of Obi as the next President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria was because he is qualified as the number one out of the four major contestants.
Her words: “The search light for his selection was nationally oriented and accepted for his visionary leadership, integrity, transparency, competence, capacity, character, selflessness, enlightenment, education, nationalistic and globally acclaimed.
“Calling him for this honourable task in our assessment will comfort Nigerians for a new beginning.
“Obi and Datti will fix the economy and create jobs, if the economy is fixed, it will be easier to tackle insecurity, fight corruption and improve the social well-being of the people.
“Peter Obi will passionately undertake major constitutional changes that will bring about devotion of power, fiscal federation and entrenching of good governance and rule of law.”
Mama Africa added that Obi has a great opportunity to change the course of the country’s future for good.
She said that Obi has the character, competence and capacity, looking at his previous achievements, and previous performances.
She expressed hope that Obi would unite the people of Nigeria in all ramifications to make Nigeria one united family.
She said that Nigerians are long yielding for the younger generation to take the mantle of leadership to rescue her from current predicament.