Anti LP Comment : Peter Obi Hits back At Tinubu  Says “there’s dignity in Labour”

Labour Party (LP) Presidential candidate ,Peter Obi has flayed the comment credited to the All Progressives Congress(APC) standardbearer, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu (BAT) denigrating his party.

Obi  while speaking at a rally in Osun on Wednesday described Tinubu’s outburst as “hate speech “
He argued that the time is ripe to remove all tendencies slowing down the progress of Nigeria .

Said Obi: “I listened to our national chairman when he said that somebody said that they can labour till death. When they they talk like that, when they show you hatred, Labour Party will show them love. There is dignity in labour”.

Obi, who urged the residents of Osun to vote for Yusuf Lasun, the LP’s governorship candidate, said the party’s focus was on ensuring a better welfare for citizens.

“Vote for Labour Party so that your children can have jobs. Vote for people that will work for you.

“We want to change Nigeria and the only way we can change Nigeria is to remove all these people who have put Nigeria where it is for the past 23 years. This is time for them to go.

“They are owing salaries, pensions; and those that are working hard are not being paid. But this will stop once you vote Labour Party on Saturday.

“Vote for Labour Party; vote for the future of your children. Vote for the candidate that will be committed to better Osun State.

“We are going to introduce you to a governor who will be committed to better Osun State, and that is what we want”.

Tinubu had at the APC governorship rally in Osun on Tuesday, described the LP as “a mushroom party”.

Said he at the rally: “Think about your children and vote accordingly so you can see the future. Come out en masse. Don’t mind PDP and other mushroom parties — parties like Labour; they will labour till they die. God will not make you labourers”.

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