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Okon Lagos present, P-Square absent as Peter Obi holds mega rally in Uyo

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Among those present at the Uyo rally was the Labour Party leader, Pat Utomi; Obi’s wife, Margaret; and comic actor, Ime Bishop Umoh popularly known as Okon Lagos.

By Jeffrey Agbo

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Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, held a mega rally in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Tuesday.

As is seen in other locations, his supporters were made up mainly of young people.

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Before the rally, Obi engaged some students at the E&R Event Centre in Uyo.

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The former governor of Anambra State said his administration, if elected in 2023, would create an enabling environment for them to thrive, referencing some of the biggest tech companies like Facebook and Google which were created by students.

He also told the students that while he was governor of Anambra State he created a thriving environment for Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing among others.

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Obi also promised loans and grants for small and medium-scale businesses formed by students if he becomes Nigeria’s president next year.

On the dichotomy between polytechnic and university education, Obi argued that technology is the future, stressing that polytechnics will be at the core of producing technical graduates, who will drive the technological advancement of the country.

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Among those present at the Uyo rally was the Labour Party leader, Pat Utomi; Obi’s wife, Margaret; and comic actor, Ime Bishop Umoh popularly known as Okon Lagos.

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Activist and supporter of Obi, Aisha Yesufu, had tweeted earlier that P-Square would be unable to join the rally in Uyo.

The tweet reads, “Due to some unforeseen circumstances, Psquare will not be able to join the Peter Obi rally in Uyo. My apologies @rudeboypsquare and @PeterPsquare will be joining us in the coming days.”

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