Bright Chimezie declares support for Peter Obi after attending APC rally in Ebonyi

Veteran singer Bright Chimezie has thrown his weight behind the presidential candidate of Labour Party Peter Obi hours after attending the presidential campaign rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) Abike Dabiri-Erewa on Thursday met the Zigima singer at the rally in Ebonyi State.

Dressed in campaign attire, Mrs Dabiri-Erewa posed for a photo with the legendary singer.

“Nice to see Bright Chimezie at the APC rally in Ebonyi State,” she wrote on Instagram.

However, hours after the post, Bright Chimezie took to his Instagram account to declare his support for Obi.

The 62-year-old Highlife musician urged Nigerians to vote wisely as he declared himself ‘obidient’; a slogan associated with supporters of Peter Obi.

He wrote: “Dear Family and Fans, wish to reiterate that as an entertainer and having sat on the Ziggima throne for over 40 years, I commit to continue to “ziggimatically” put hearty smiles on All faces irrespective of individual inclinations. However, marching Obidiently to the call for restoring Nigeria remains the number one prerogative of the nation at this point.Vote Wisely!”

Other celebrities who have publicly endorsed Peter Obi for president include Kenneth Okonkwo, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Zubby Michael, Charly Boy, Peter Okoye, Chidi Mokeme, Harry Anyanwu, Okey Bakassi, Victoria Inyama and Hilda Dokubo.