From Tongnaan Bawa, Jos
The Labour Party, Presidential candidate in the 2023 general elections, Peter Obi, celebrated his 62nd birthday anniversary with the Internally Displaced Persons, IDP’s in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Obi had in a Statement said he will not celebrate his birthday due to the current hardship Nigerians are going through, and that his well-wishers could reach out to the needy and put smiles on their faces.
The LP Presidential Candidate visited thousands of internally displaced persons at Mangu camps to encourage the IDPs not to lose hope, but to feel loved and exercise faith that they can overcome their challenges.
He commiserates with the displaced persons with words of empathy and encouragement to take heart over their losses, prayed for the repose of their murdered loved ones and admonished them to be resilient in the face of overwhelming griefs and sorrows as brighter future awaits them in no distant time.
According to him, Nigerians are internally displaced due to continuous bloodshed in the country and called on the Federal Government and security agencies to bring to an end the pogrom on innocent citizens in the country.