Labour Party, LP presidential candidate in the 2023 general election, Peter Obi, has paid a condolence visit to the family of late House of Representatives Speaker, Ghali Na’Abba.

Na’Abba died on Wednesday after a protracted illness.

He represented Kano Municipal Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives on the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from 1999 to 2003.

Speaking during the condolence visit on Saturday in Kano, Obi described the deceased as a fine gentleman who had made sacrifices for the entrenchment of nascent democracy in the country.

“The late politician was a great and good man who participated in the project of better Nigeria.

“As for the vacuum he left, we strive everyday to fill vacuum left by great men in Nigeria,” he said.

Obi extolled Na’Abba’s qualities, describing him as a parliamentarian who promoted and defended legislative independence during his tenure as the Speaker of the lower chamber of the National Assembly.

Obi also advocated peaceful coexistence among Nigerians irrespective of ethnic or religious background.

Peter Obi pays condolence visit to Na’Abba’s family

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