Presidential candidate of Labour Party and former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has felicitated with Nigerian workers on this year’s Workers’ Day, calling on them to hold unto those values that encourage productivity in the nation.
In a statement issued on Monday by his Media aide, Valentine Obienyem, in commemoration of the Year 2023 International Workers’ Day, , Obi encouraged Nigerian workers to see their jobs as channels for contributing to nation building.
He said that the nation will grow and develop more if Nigerians understood that the task of nation building is for everyone.He argued that Nigeria is gifted with a hardworking workforce, desirous of the country’s development. He explained that not minding poor workers’ welfare in the nation, the workers have continued to labour for the nation.
Obi encouraged the workers not to be disheartened by the many challenges that, today, pervade the economic and political space of the nation. He urged everyone to remain focused on building a more productive and prosperous nation, which he said, are part of the offerings of the New Nigeria.
“I want to assure you that the forces of darkness that have held this nation bound for long, will not continue to have their way. We are determined to take back our nation for good and we are not giving up. I urge you all to remain steadfast. The sun of justice, peace and development will soon shine on our nation,” he said..