February 4, 2023



LP an extension of PDP – SDP presidential flagbearer 

The presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Celebration (PDP), Prince Adebayo Adewole, has accused the Labour Celebration (LP) of being an extension of the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP).

He made the comment in an interview on Channels Tv’s Dawn Day by day on Thursday.

“Labour Celebration is now a department of the PDP,” he mentioned whereas noting that his celebration earlier pushed for a merger with LP and different events.

“We wished to merge with the PRP and Labour Celebration when it was Labour Celebration,” Adewole mentioned in regards to the LP which has a former vice presidential candidate of the PDP Peter Obi as its flagbearer.

The SDP presidential candidate additionally promised to abolish poverty if his authorities is elected.

“We are able to abolish poverty inside two budgets,” he mentioned, linking it to starvation, and lack of fundamental wants.

“Why are folks poor? Persons are not poor as a result of they don’t have billions of their accounts. Persons are poor as a result of after they get up within the morning, they’ll’t have good meals or meals in any respect,” the presidential candidate defined.

“They don’t have good housing or entry to medical care and schooling. Inform, me which of those parts can’t be made obtainable in two years?”

Adebayo’s latest remark got here weeks after he promised to create 30 million jobs utilizing cryptocurrencies and partnerships with international firms.

“I advised them (international firms) ‘Look, you understand now we have carried out this stuff earlier than in lots of nations and I’ve been your adviser and now we have carried out all of this stuff. In my nation, I do know the target situations that we are able to create so that you can come to Nigeria and we are able to create jobs’,” he mentioned then.

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“We sat down collectively and we checked out it in varied sectors – agro-allied, different vitality, infrastructure, well being, and social providers, new applied sciences resembling blockchain and crypto know-how – we found that we are able to create three million jobs occasions 10 – 30 million jobs – utilizing 2,000 firms and bringing the manufacturing that they’re doing into the nation.”