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Labour Party’s Cross River South Senatorial District candidate, Rt. Hon. Daniel ‘Dansuki’ Asuquo treated to an overwhelming show of reception at the Margaret Ekpo International Airport, Calabar through to his campaign office at Ndidem Usang Iso Road popularly known as Marian Road NEGROIDHAVEN can report.

The mammoth crowd which was constituted of sundry political associates, numerous political support groups of different hues, designated youth groups, women groups, dance troupes, cultural bodies, cooperative associations and the ordinary Nigerian all draped in colourful attires trooped in their numbers to welcome Dansuki from Abuja.

The passionate crowd almost mobbed Asuquo the National Assembly, 9th NASS member who gestured repeatedly and gesticulated pleadingly to the uncontrollable crowd to proceed out of the vicinity of the airport enroute his official campaign office at Ndidem Usang Iso Road.

It took quite awhile for Labour Party, LP candidate, Dansuki, and the organisers of the rousing welcome to empty the airport reception venue of the crowd. As they proceeded to IBB Way towards Marian Road, the much-loved politician was seen to be cheering and waving at the hailing crowd chanting ‘I love you’, ‘Labour Party!’, ‘Mama, Papa, Pikin’, ETC.

Our correspondent affirmed that the crowd was so massive and unprecedented. In a conversation with a lady simply identified as Magdalene, she said ‘part of the reason for this large crowd is the Labour (Party) effect. I am even surprised at the cultural groups, are they now keen about politics?’ she asked rhetorically.

However, she noted that her challenge with the make up of this kind of crowd is that ‘one gets to see the same set of faces in the public outings of other political parties’.