One of the South-South socio-political leaders and former Federal Commissioner for Information and Chief Edwin Clark has endorsed the Presidential Candidate of Labour Party, LP, Peter Obi as his candidate for the February Presidential election.
Clark endorsement came barely two days former president, Olusegun Obasanjo endorsed Peter Obi.
Clark who is at the moment addressing Journalists at his Asokoro Residence, Abuja said that with Obi as President, Nigeria will unite the country with his move to restructure the country.
According to Clark, one who must be the next President of the country must be educated and experienced, just as he said that South East should be allowed to produce the next President because the zone has resourced and educated people to govern the country.
Clark said ”I have since been fully briefed on the successful outcome of the interaction held at that occasion. Amongst other things, I have taken note of the following observations which came out of the meeting: That PANDEF presented the expectations and demands of the peoples of the Niger Delta, comprising infrastructural development, devolution of power, resource control, effective and inclusive participation in the oil and gas sector, amongst other things, to the Presidential Candidate.
“That the vision statement shared by His Excellency Peter Obi at the occasion, as it relates to making Nigeria more productive, using the rich resource endowment in every part of the country; curbing waste and fighting corruption; and creating jobs for our teeming youths through innovative initiatives is very commendable.
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