Our reporter/ The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi on Monday urged his supporters to see the attacks on them as a sacrifice for a new Nigeria.
The former Anambra State governor in series of tweets via his verified Twitter handle, explained that he and Datti Baba-Ahmed, his running mate, are pained by the attacks but added that the alleged to demarket the “Obidient movement” will fail.
Datti and I are painfully mindful that for the mere reason of being OBIdient, most of you have suffered vituperations, physical attacks, loss of rights and privileges, hateful trolls, indignities and vexatious fighting words, even from some of those we long regarded as civic leaders and conscience of our nation,” Obi tweeted on Monday afternoon.
“Please bear such attacks as the sacrifices that we are all required to make in order to create a new Nigeria, where justice, equity, fairness, love and prosperity shall reign.
“Be assured that Datti and I are with you, and that the ongoing unfortunate orchestrated efforts to demarket and delegitimize the OBIdient Movement will fail. We are fully structured and have remained focused and steadfast in addressing the ills in our nation.
“While underpinning the supremacy of our Constitution and imperatives of the rule of law. Do not relent; and do not be lured into unnecessary conflicts. Be assured that in the fullness of time, our mission to rescue Nigeria from those engaged in state capture will come to fruition.”
The LP presidential candidate further stated that he and Baba-Ahmed are using all lawful and peaceful means to reclaim their mandate to create a “new Nigeria”.
“Therefore, in all your actions and inactions, I continue to implore you to be law-abiding, respectful and peaceful,” he said.
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