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The co-convener of BringBackOurGirls, BBOG which is an advocacy group, Aisha Yesufu, has openly revealed some alleged plans by some opposition electorates to set up the presidential candidate of Labour Party, LP, Peter Obi.
Yesufu had also alleged that the same tactics used against the EndSARS protesters would be used against Obi.
She made this statement while she was responding to a Twitter user, who frowned at Obi for apologizing over the attitude of his followers.
The activist said some people are planning to use the same thugs that were used to attack EndSARS protesters on Obi.
The Twitter user @General_Oluchi, wrote: “It bothers me when Peter Obi apologizes. What is he apologizing for? Did he force any of us to support him or does he think people won’t vote for him because his supporters are tackling idiots online? Aggression is the only language these people understand so no need apologizing.”
Reacting, Yesufu said the plan is to turn people against Obi ahead of the 2023 presidential election.
She added that the same tactics were employed to destroy the agenda of EndSARS, which attracted youths across the country.
Yesufu wrote, “What he doesn’t get is that he is being set up! They will carry the same thugs they used to attack #EndSARS protesters and destroy towns, give them T-shirts with his picture and say they are his supporters.
“They will then be turning people against him. They did that with #EndSARS.”
Peter Obi, had earlier appealed to his ‘Obidient’ movement supporters to be tolerant of dissenting views and divergent opinions.
The Eastern Updates reports that there has been complaints on how Obi supporters attack those whom they perceived to be critical of the Presidential Candidate.
The latest of such incident happened last week when Pastor Poju Oyemade of the Covenant Christian Centre was ‘bullied’ to pull down a tweet said to be against Obi.
Oyemade in now deleted tweets, had said youths must not waste their enthusiasm on a ‘poorly planned project’.Although he did not mention the name of Obi, the Presidential Candidate’s supporters attacked him until the tweets were taken down.