Peter Obi To Spend Christmas In Kogi IDP Camps

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi will spend Christmas with Internally Displaced Persons at camps in Ibaji and Idah, the ancestral headquarters of Igalaland, his party said in a statement on Friday.

According to the Kogi State Chairman of the party, Ahmed Mohammed, Obi is doing this in the spirit of celebrating Christmas with the less privileged.

The statement reads “In the spirit of the joyful season, His  Excellency, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr Peter Gregory Obi, will be celebrating Christmas day, December 25 with less privileged living in the IDP camps around Idah and Ibaji areas.

“The Parishioners of St Boniface Catholic Cathedral, Sabongari and all Christian faithful at Idah, Kogi State, will join the celebration.

“We encourage all patriots that are set out to rescue our dear country to stay motivated as we work together towards achieving a new Nigeria that our unborn children will be proud of.”

Meanwhile, Obi in his Christmas message on Saturday urged Nigerians to remain hopeful for a better nation, especially as the 2023 general elections are fast approaching.

He explained in a statement to the Press, that the celebration of Christmas birthed hope in the world, while urging Nigerians to hold unto that firm hope for a better and more productive nation.

Obi added that Christmas was a season of love and that the celebration of the birth of Christ should be a constant reminder of how God gave His only begotten son for the salvation of humanity.

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