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Peter Obi who is the Labour Party (LP), Presidential candidate and also the former Governor of Anambra has announced that he is always committed to issue-based and clean campaigns while threatening to thwart plans to spread false information about him.
Peter Obi had also warned that he will be rebuffing all ploysby naysayers to spread deceit and calumny to create disaffection among Nigerians.
Obi had in a statement on his verified Twitter handle, Thursday alleged that some opposition parties are promoting fake news and blaming him for it. He had also cautioned other political parties against fake news and misinformation while assuring that he will rebuff all ploys of deceit and calumny meant to create disaffection among Nigeria’s voting population, who desire credible leadership change.
He wrote “As we approach the official kick-off of the 2023 election campaigns, it has become evident that the opposition has adopted the negative strategy of trolling, fake news and misinformation in the social media space and blaming the LP’s presidential candidate and their supporters of same.
“We remain resolute in our commitment to an issue-based and clean campaign.
“We will also rebuff all such ploys of deceit and calumny meant to create disaffection among Nigeria’s voting population, who desire credible leadership change. – PO”.
In another report, controversial political critic, Adamu Garba who was also a former All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential aspirant, has reiterated why he thinks that Peter Obi, the Labour Party presidential candidate is unable to label the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, as terrorists.
Garba had claimed Peter Obi cannot call IPOB a terrorist group because it may terribly have a bad effect his 2023 presidential ambition.
In a tweet, Garba said Obi should call a press conference and declare IPOB a terrorist organization.