2023 Presidency: Southern, Middle Belt leaders endorse Peter Obi
Elder statesmen and prominent leaders from four of the country’s six geopolitical zones have endorsed the Labour Party presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi, as their candidate in the presidential election which holds on February 25.
The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum, (SMBLF) is made up of leaders from the Middle- Belt, Ndi- Igbo (Ohanaeze) Afenifere, Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and headed by Ijaw leader and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark.
The decision was said to have been taken at the end of the extraordinary meeting of the forum on Wednesday in Abuja.
The Communique was read by the immediate past President General of the umbrella body of Ndigbo Worldwide, the Ohanaeze, Chief John Nnia Nwodo.
Recall that Obi had received the endorsement of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, founder of Afe Babalola University, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN) and a host of other significant but quiet endorsements.