Supporters of Mr. Peter Obi, Labour Party presidential candidate, popularly known as ‘Obidients’, shut down Enugu State capital on Saturday.
The one-million-man march, which commenced at the Michael Okpara Square grounded vehicular movement within the metropolis.
A mammoth crowd, which increased as the team advanced, moved round the major roads in the State before returning to Okpara Square.
Commuters, who are facing herculean task in accessing some parts of the State, have resorted to alternative routes.
Obi’s supporters, who cut across various political divides, marched through the capital city singing solidarity songs as they moved.
The rally was very peaceful as the excited participants conducted themselves in a very peaceful manner.
Speaking to journalists, Dr. Chima Edoga, Co-Director planning committee, Enugu one-million-man fitness march for ObiDatti Season One, described the rally as a huge success, stressing that “Nigerians are demonstrating their resolve to retake their country.”
He said the rally, which has been going on across the country, was a demonstration to critics that the masses were Obi’s structures.
2023: ‘Obidient rally’ grounds Enugu (PHOTO, VIDEO)