Ahead of the 2023 general election, an advocacy group, Diaspora Medics for Good Governance (DM4GG) in collaboration with Peter Obi Support Network (POSN), has trained hundreds of grassroots volunteers on election monitoring and voters mobilization for Labour Party Presidential candidate, Peter Obi.
The Paradise News gathered that the training, which was held at the Grand Hotel in Asaba, Delta State, on Sunday, was attended by volunteers from the eleven states; Anambra, Akwa-Ibom, Abia, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo, Enugu, Ebonyi, Imo and Rivers that made up the Southeast and South-South geo-political zones.
Dr. Chukwudi Muojieje, the director of administration, DM4GG, who addressed the volunteers on behalf of others emphasized their commitment to ensuring that good governance is enthroned in Nigeria at all levels of government.
“He also affirmed their unalloyed support for the candidacy of Peter Obi and Yusuf Ahmed Baba-Datti as the next President and Vice President of Nigeria.
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According to him, Diaspora Medics for Good Governance has over 400 members who are medical professionals of Nigerians living in the US, UK, Australia, Saudi Arabia, among others.
‘Dr. Muojieje, noted that DM4GG in collaboration with POSN sponsored conference in Asaba to trained volunteers was targeted specifically at addressing rising concerns regarding voter apathy, wrong voting that leads to invalidation of casted ballots, among others. The theme was “Developing Grassroots Structures for Effective People Oriented Democracy”.
He urged the volunteers to impact what they have learnt from the conference to voters in their various states of residence, especially those in villages, to enable them vote right in the 2023 general election.
The information was contained a statement made available to journalists in Awka, on Monday, by Comrade Ebuka Onyekwelu, media aide to Dr. Chukwudi Muojieje.