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LP requests state of emergency on hunger

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By Mercy Kelani

Party legislators declared support for Mr. Peter Obi in promoting security.

The Labour Party members in the Anambra State House of Assembly are calling on President Ahmed Bola Tinubu and all state Governors to prioritize addressing the issue of insecurity nationwide over the next six months. Journalists in Awka, the capital of Anambra State, were provided with a communique which has this information. The legislators declared their full support for party leader Mr. Peter Obi in promoting security and the well-being of the people as their top priority, without regard for any other factors.

In a bid to provide solutions, the Labour Party (LP) lawmakers declared their intention to voluntarily give up and donate their monthly salaries for the next six months in order to provide food for the residents of the state. Comrade Henry Mbachu from Awka South 1 constituency made it clear that the decision was not influenced by any political motives during his speech. The party’s main focus is on improving the well-being of the general population.

Gov’t should address issues of food security & insecurity in next 6 months.

It is evident that there is widespread hunger across the country. The requests and needs expressed by individuals when they reach out to us are legitimate and urgent. In the upcoming six months, their priority is for the government to address the urgent issues of food security and insecurity before moving on to other sectors. Comrade Mbachu stated that a decision on how the salaries would be distributed would be made at a later time.

After convening an emergency caucus meeting, the members of the Labour Party House of Assembly, stand behind their esteemed Leader, His Excellency Mr. Peter Obi, in calling attention to the current state of the Nation. In light of their discussions, they offer the following advice to both the Federal and State governments: It is imperative that Mr. Bola Ahmed Tinubu, His Excellency, prioritizes addressing the urgent issues of security and hunger by declaring a state of emergency for the next six months.

They have decided to forgo their basic salary for the next six months.

All other sectors, including infrastructure, should be temporarily suspended to focus on resolving these pressing issues in the nation. Their beloved governor, Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo, alongside all other State governors, have been urged to halt any infrastructure projects for the next six months. Instead, they are advised to focus on addressing the urgent issues of security and hunger by declaring a state of emergency in their respective States. As members of the Labour Party House of Assembly, they have decided to forgo their basic salary for the next six months.

This, according to them, is in order to help relieve the hardships faced by the people. They added that it is undeniable that the campaign season has ended, and the election has concluded. The vast majority of the Nigerian population is facing immense hardships, leading to daily loss of life due to hunger and insecurity. It is imperative that both the Federal government and State governments follow the guidance provided by their respected leader Mr. Peter Obi.

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Furthermore, the Labour Party (LP) legislators further expressed their appreciation to their esteemed leader His Excellency Mr. Peter Gregory Obi for his altruistic actions in promoting the prosperity and progress of the nation. His dedication towards the improvement of the country is evident in his actions. Hope is seen as a valuable quality by many, and it is essential that everyone continues to hold onto hope as it is what will lead them to a brighter future.

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