Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi has explained why he did not hold local government elections while governor of Anambra State.
Obi claimed he was prevented from holding local government elections due to court action.
The former governor announced the party’s mega rally in Benin to rally support for LP candidates ahead of the Edo State local government elections on September 2.
As Anambra governor, I was prevented by arms of legal and litigation from conducting local government elections for over six years in the state.
In other news, Peter Obi, will launch the party’s campaigns for the November 11 governorship election in Imo state today.
The event will take place at Owerri’s Kanu Nwankwo Stadium.
The governor of Abia State, Alex Otti, the party’s national chairman, Julius Abure, and other national officers and chieftains would join Obi to launch the campaigns in the state officially.
Athan Achonu, the LP’s governorship candidate in the state, told journalists in Owerri that everything was in place to welcome Obi and his entourage.
He stated that the party’s goal was to run an issue-based campaign in the hope of unseating the state’s All Progressives Congress government.
Achonu stated that the LP members and all supporters were looking forward to Obi’s arrival in Owerri on Tuesday.