Peter Obi, Labour Party release 2023 campaign manifesto

Peter Obi Datti Baba-Ahmed

Peter Obi and Datti Baba-Ahmed

The Labour Party (LP) has released its campaign manifesto, tagged “It’s Possible: Our Pact with Nigerians” ahead of the 2023 general elections.

Dr Peter Obi, the party’s presidential candidate, announced this via his verified Twitter page on Sunday.

He tweeted; “I have the honour to present our 72-page Manifesto, titled, “It’s POssible: Our Pact with Nigerians.” This Manifesto, its overarching and visionary policy planks, lay out our mission focus and mandate for securing, uniting and making Nigeria productive. I invite you to peruse the policy document (

The Peter Obi campaign anchored its 62-page manifesto on seven thematic areas: security, production, institutional reforms, the industrial revolution, infrastructural development, human capital development, and robust foreign policy.

A closer look at the document revealed that Obi and his running mate, Yusuf Datti-Ahmed, vowed to undertake the following, among other things:

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“Secure and unite our dear nation, and manage our diversity such that no one is left behind in Nigeria.

“Move Nigeria from consumption to production and embark on comprehensive legal and institutional reforms and practicable restructuring measures, to fight corruption; ensure the enthronement of the rule of law, and decisively tackle all forms of corruption.”

They also pledged to “prioritize human capital development through robust investments in STEM education, health, and infrastructural development, with emphasis on wealth creation, distribution, and sustainable development.

“Improve access to finance, particularly for MSMEs, youths, and women, to significantly reduce unemployment and insecurity.

“Ensure that in policy and practice, governance will be made more inclusive, cost-effective, transformative, and less transactional. No more sharing of the national wealth by a few.”

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