Peter Obi met with the Labour Party (LP) senator-elect Ireti Kingibe and congratulated Kingibe for her victory at the 2023 National Assembly election which took place in Abuja.
Kingibe who under the flagship of the LP dethroned Philip Aduda who has spent over two decades in the Senate during the last election.
In a series of tweets shared on his personal Twitter account Obi said : “A very hearty congratulations to Senator-elect Mrs @ireti_kingibe; the second elected female senator for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. Her election is in keeping with our commitment to women and youth.
“The Labour Party, OBIdient Family, Datti and I, feel gratified that you will be representing us in the FCT. We look forward to your diligent service and contribution towards nation-building.”
The former Anambra state governor also congratulated Victor Umeh, the senator-elect set to represent Anambra central in the Tenth Senate.
He added in his tweet: “I wish to convey my very hearty congratulations to @SenVictorUmeh, representing Anambra Central Senatorial Zone. Your return to the Red Chamber is well deserved.
“The Labour Party, the OBIdient Family, Datti and I, feel elated by your election, given your legislative experience.
“We look forward to your diligent service and contribution towards nation-building.”