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Peter Obi suspends campaign over flood disaster

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The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has suspended his campaigns for the 2023 presidential election over the flood disaster that ravaged some states in the country.

Obi announced this on Wednesday when he paid a courtesy visit to the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom.

The former Anambra State Governor advised other presidential candidates, Atiku Abubakar, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP; Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and others to come together and sympathise with victims.

Obi said, “As you can see today, flood is ravaging the entire country. And people are dying. People are being displaced.

“I personally stopped and told my people no more campaign, until we are able to visit some of the sites, at least sympathise with those going through problems.

“I came to take permission and ask him (Ortom) that I want to visit some of the sites in Benue as I am going to do in one or two other states.

“I am also calling other presidential candidates to stop campaigning and see what we can do.

“If we can buy our forms for millions of naira, we should have some little thing to go, now that people are suffering, and at least show sympathy with them and then we can continue.”

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