Business analyst, Lawrence Igbinoghene Okoro, aka Sir Law, has announced his withdrawal from the Gubernatorial race under the Labour Party in the next year Edo State governorship election.
Mr Okoro, in a post on his verified Twitter page, said his decision was following the under-listed issues within the Labour Party in Edo State.
Sir Law, further noted that, not only he is withdrawing from the nomination of the party, but henceforth he is no longer a member of the Labour Party, but fully Obidient (a name coined for the supporters of the Labour Party’s Presidential Candidate, Peter Obi).
“I remain 100% Obidient and seize to identify as a Labour Party member.
I will stand as an opposition against the Tinubu lead administration while working tirelessly for a better Nigeria In my own capacity.
“Peter Gregory Obi remains my President and pioneer for a better Nigeria,” Mr Okoro said.
Revealing his reasons for the action he said, LP in Edo State is filled with some hidden matters that have to do with Godfatherism, regional debate, age and marital status.
1. I can’t serve in a system that isn’t prepared for my service.
2. I can’t serve the masses and Godfathers.
3. Labour Party has a lot of hidden matters in Edo State that’s standing against the free candidature in the Party.
4. Regional debate is overriding competence, character and capacity, they are agitating for an Esan governorship candidate than a competent one.
5. Age and marital status as influenced a negative narrative.
6. Ideology and norms.
7. My quest for equality and fairness.
8. Monetization policies.
9. Absolute power.
10. Party principles.