Peter Obi (left), and Bola Tinubu
Former Anambra State governor and Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi has responded to his opposing All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s remarks about him and his supporters.
In a statement by his Media Adviser, Valentine Obienyem said, “Tinubu’s campaign organisation’s call for an issue-based campaign exactly mirrored what Obi had propagated over the years.
“If supporters are mindful of this, some articles published in some newspapers against Obi would not have been published, including those with offensive titles. On the fake letter from the President of Ghana, any publication from Obi’s group has always properly signed and the place it was coming from very clearly spelt out.
“We know that things are not well in Nigeria. We know of the agitations in different parts of the country, our principal has always said what he would do with such organisations to stop their agitation and bring them back to Nigeria as one happy family.
“Rather than others say what they will do, they are here creating more problems by trying vainly and wickedly to link their fellow contestants to some of those organisations. Nigerians know the truth and such gimmicks used to deceive them will no longer work.
“Right from Obi’s position as governor of Anambra State, he was not known for the habit of attacking people or building lies against others,” the statement added.