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Ndi Igbo, Aka Ikenga, others hold get out the vote rally in Lagos

By Henry Ebireri
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About 100,000 people are expected to join leaders of the new political action committee, Nigerians4Change , Ndi Igbo Lagos, Aka Ikenga and other socio-cultural and political organizations in Nigeria to mobilize millions of Nigerians to vote for President Goodluck Jonathan in the April 16th presidential election.

Convener of Nigerians4 Change, Prince Emeka Obasi in a press statement issued in Lagos today, said thousands of Nigerians will be at the get out the vote rally in Lagos.

The groups , according to Prince Obasi, will use the rally to urge Nigerians who are dissatisfied with the situation of things in the country and who want the country to change, to stand up and give Jonathan/ Sambo the authority to change Nigeria by voting for the Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) in the Saturday's presidential election.

“All across Nigeria, there is a loud clamour for change. Many Nigerians are tired with the Nigerian way. They are tired of incompetent and inept leaders, who are unable to dream great dreams for Nigeria. They are tired of mediocrity, selfishness and corruption. They want a leader who can draw up a new road map for Nigeria's renewed march to greatness. They need a leader who can launch a renaissance and lead Nigeria away from backwardness to true greatness. Jonathan's passion, energy and effective leadership make him the right person to keep the job going. He is a candidate for change. He is set to change the order of business in Nigeria and usher in a new era. ” The statement said.

A large array of local and national leaders, the statement added, would be present at the rally expected to kick off from Abayomi Owodiora Hall, 36 Cardoso Street, Off Apapa Oshodi Expressway, Ajegunle from 10:00am on Wednesday, April 13, 2011.

“The rally will also feature singing from prominent musicians in Nigeria as well as performances by traditional groups”

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