Mr. Peter Obi, Labour Party (LP) Presidential Candidate and his running mate, Senator Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed, have been received by ex-President Goodluck Jonathan in his home in Bayelsa State.
The Labour Party leaders who were in Bayelsa in continuation of their countrywide presidential campaign were very warmly received by the former President who tweeted concerning the meeting that “Today I received in audience members of the Presidential Campaign Council of the @NgLabour led by its presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi.”
President Jonathan said further that “I reiterated that to move Nigeria forward, we all must see it as our own country and believe in the unity of the nation.
“Whoever becomes the next president must work towards uniting the nation. I also stressed on the need for a credible election and urge the Labour Party and all other parties and their supporters to conduct their campaigns peacefully. – GEJ.”
The Labour Party campaign train, which has been in the South South States of Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Rivers and Bayelsa, has witnessed huge crowds turning out for their rallies.