The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has openly declared his support for the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, urging Nigerians to vote for him in the 2023 general elections.
Recall, that Peter Obi visited the Internally Displaced Persons camps in the state on Christmas day, to encourage and celebrate the yulitide with them.
Naija News reported that, Ortom has now said the LP presidential flagbearer is the best candidate to rescue Nigeria from its woes.
While praying that God would bless Obi’s presidential ambition, Ortom said he sees the LP candidate has someone who has the capacity to bring justice, equity and fairness.
Ortom said, “Several presidential candidates have come here, and none of them have chosen to visit those IDPs camps and look at their plight to see how they are doing and give them hope that when they win, they will bring them succour, help, and hope.
“For you to have chosen to visit the IDPs on a Christmas day that you should be celebrating with your family, for me as a Christian, I say God will bless you and your aspirations. My prayer is that God will bless your aspiration to be the president of this country.
“Because I have seen capacity, faith, and hope, and I have seen someone who can bring the required equity, justice, and fairness that I have been pursuing since I became governor in 2015. If I were not in PDP, I would have been following you all over the place to canvass and vote for you.
“But, because I’m in PDP, I’m telling Nigerians that this man can help deliver this country from its challenges.”