This Ohanaeze Ndigbo, leader of the Igbo socio-cultural group, described the support for Labor presidential candidate Peter Obi as a revolution against injustice, poverty, unemployment and corruption in the country.
According to Dr. Chiedozie Ogbonnia, the organization’s National Advocacy Secretary, in an interview sunday punchsaying Obi represented the conscience, “moral integrity, intergenerational hope and redemptive epiphany” of Nigerians.
“A lot of people say that the Labor Party, especially when it comes to Obi, has no structure. It needs to be pointed out that the Obi movement is a massive response to what is sick in Nigeria. People use banding to express their dissatisfaction with the status quo.
“It is a revolt against the injustice, poverty, unemployment, corruption and vicious circles of all forms that have become a hallmark of Nigeria. In other words, every revolution is a structural change. What the Obi movement represents is the demolition of Whatever structure brings us to this intractable tragedy and reprehensible conclusion has been a knee on the neck of Nigerians.
“What matters is that ideas rule the world. Ideas, as you know, have the potential to develop into an ideology, a movement and eventually a structure. Finally, the debate on structure has been shaken by recent events in Nigeria drown.”
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