The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi is expected to unveil the list of his presidential campaign council today (Wednesday).
The development was announced by the Director General of the Peter Obi Presidential Campaign Organisation, Doyin Okupe.
According to Okupe, the event will be held at the Chelsea Hotel in the Central Area of Abuja by 12 noon on Wednesday.
However, there are speculations that the camp of the Labour Party does not know the campaign list.
A source within the party that spoke with Punch accused the camp of Okupe of coming up with programmes without the input of the party leadership.
The National Youth Leader of LP and the Edo North Senatorial Candidate, Anselm Eragbe while speaking on the rumour said there is no crisis in the party.
He said, “No, I think we are missing the point. Though the presidential campaign is held by Labour Party, the candidate is in charge of his council list composition. The LP is an integral part of the presidential campaign.
“I can tell you there is no fracas and there are no issues anywhere. So tomorrow, the presidential campaign headed by the DG of the Presidential Campaign Organisation will unveil the programmes and the members of the council.”
Eragbe further stated that all members of the party will be in attendance at the event on Wednesday.
He noted that the party’s National Working Committee on Thursday will meet, while on Saturday, the National Youth Leader will have a World Press Conference to prepare the youth of Nigeria for action.
Eragbe when asked if Peter Obi would be absent from the unveiling of the presidential campaign council, due to his absence from the country, he said the presidential candidate is expected to return on Tuesday night.
He added, “the event can be held in his absence anyway. Besides, the programme has been agreed upon by the campaign committee to be unveiled. There are no issues really.”
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