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The flag bearer of the Labour Party , Peter Obi has urged voters in Gombe State not to vote based on religion or ethnicity, saying hunger, poverty, unemployment and insecurity have no regard for tribal and religious sentiments.
Obi, who campaigned on Wednesday in Gombe, Nigeria’s North-East, told a crowd of supporters that only a competent and compassionate leader can give Nigeria a rebirth at this time of its history.
The LP presidential candidate was in the state alongside his running mate, Datti Baba-Ahmed and other party chieftains like foremost political economist, Pat Utomi.
Obi, a former governor of Anambra State, said the February 25 presidential poll would herald a new Nigeria.