The arrival of Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the upcoming 2023 general elections, in Plateau State on Tuesday sparked joyous celebrations and an outpouring of good wishes from the local community.
Obi visited the capital city of Jos in Plateau State to commemorate his birthday by spending time with displaced persons in IDP camps within the state. Prior to his visit to the IDP camp, the former Governor of Anambra State paid a courtesy visit to Governor Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang at the Plateau State Government House.
In response to Peter Obi’s presence, numerous residents of Plateau State took to their Twitter handles to express their excitement and share messages of support and appreciation for his visit.
“Peter Obi is here in Plateau.
“He Paid A Courtesy Visit To the Gov.
“Will Now Enroute The IDP Camp Where He Will Celebrate His Birthday!”
Another resident wrote:
Also, NEFERTITI wrote:
BREAKING: Peter Obi is 62!
But in keeping with his 20 years tradition of not celebrating his birthday while Nigerians are still suffering, he urged all of us to take our gifts to schools, hospitals, orphanages, & IDP camps on his behalf.”
And J Martins said:
“Happy Beautiful Birthday Wishes To The Leader We Trust, Mr Peter Gregory Obi.”
“Here’s wishing you more fruitful years ahead & May your Dreams 4 a better Nigeria Come Through In Your Lifetime.”
And Clarita Ogar said:
“Happy Birthday to His Excellency @PeterObi, the people’s choice.
“We celebrate you today.
The visit of Peter Obi to Plateau State not only brought celebration and well-wishes but also highlighted the significance of engaging with and supporting vulnerable populations, particularly those affected by displacement.