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  • Updated: January 26, 2023

2023 Presidency: Our Target Is Five Million Votes For Peter Obi — Afenifere

With just a month to the presidential election, the youth wing of the apex socio-political organisation for the Yoruba people, Afenifere and the Coalition for a Better and Brighter Nigeria (CBBN) group have revealed that their goal is to get five million votes for Labour Party's Peter Obi.

Speaking on Wednesday, the National President of Afenifere National Youth Council, Eniola Ojajuni, disclosed that the above figure is part of the grassroots mobilisation for the former Anambra governor.

While addressing pressmen in Jos, Plateau State capital, Ojajuni stated that Afenifere's partnership with CBBN is to strategies on how to ensure Obi emerges victorious in the forthcoming election.

“Afenifere is here to partner with CBBN in terms of how to strategise in the forthcoming election for the victory of his excellency, Mr Peter Obi who is the presidential candidate of the Labour Party.

“Our target in Afenifere is to generate five million votes for him.

"We are doing this through voter education and reaching out to the people to see the need for a new Nigeria which everybody is clamouring for”, he stated.

On his part, the convener of the coalition group, Isa El-Buba said that it was time to save the country as the election is a fight to the finish.

“Nigeria cannot afford to be under Tinubu or  Atiku’s presidency because, for the past 62 years, we have not enjoyed good leadership. Nigeria is ready to put a stop to that.

“No amount of their money (Tinubu and Atiku) will help them this time around because Nigerians are wiser.

"Their mountains will crumble and the seed of Obi, the Labour Party presidential candidate will overtake them.

“It’s time to save Nigeria, it’s a fight to finish. We must be brave to brace the forces.

“We must get the 40 million votes target to push the Labour Party presidential candidate into victory during the forthcoming election” El-Buba emphasised.

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