One-million-man march for Peter Obi overshadows independence celebration in Asaba

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Obidient One Million Man March shut down Asaba

The thronging supporters of the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, disrupted Saturday’s 62nd Independence Day celebration in Asaba, Delta State, by marching in numbers up to one million.

The intimidating crowd continued to grow as they forcibly shut down the state capital for more than six hours after marching from the inter-bus roundabout along Nnebisi road in Asaba.

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Ejes Gist Newspaper reports that the youths in the city emerged from various communities in the Delta North Local Government Area as early as 7 am to participate in the one million-man march in Asaba.

During the march, a few of Obi’s supporters, also referred to as “Obedients,” spoke with Ejes Gist Newspaper.

One of them, who went by James Iwenna, claimed that what they saw was more than a million-march.

In support of Peter Obi, we are holding a one-million-march, but what we saw today is no longer one million, he said. You can see that there are about two million people present.

“Until recently, we had to pick between two bad options. Peter Obi, however, currently prevails over the two undesirables. The youth will vote en masse for Obi in 2023.

In order to ensure that their efforts would not be in vain, he urged supporters to make sure they received their PVCs in Asaba in the hopes that the one-million-march would would not be in vain.

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa gave an address at Asaba’s Independence Day celebration, however there were not many people there.

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Okowa who was represented by his deputy, Kingsley Otuaro urged the populace not to forget the sacrifices made by our leaders who battled for freedom and said that October 1960 will always be a noteworthy day in the lives of Nigerians.

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