The Labour Party’s (LP) presidential candidate Peter Obi has responded to the assaults on his supporters.
He responded to the recent brutal assaults on his followers in Lagos State by alleged thugs.
Every type of violence, political thuggery, and the unrelenting attacks on his “Obedient” supporters were denounced by Obi.
The attack on Obi’s supporters in Lagos was reported by Bitafod.com.
Recall that on Saturday, the Labour Party, or LP, held its presidential campaign in Lagos.
On Saturday, he made his remark in a message on his verified Twitter account.
Obi urged the nation’s security agencies to defend people exercising their inalienable rights to free speech and assembly.
He said, “As we go into the final stretch for the 2023 elections, I call on all Nigerians regardless of political affiliation or tendency, to eschew violence. I condemn any form of violence and political thuggery; and especially the incessant attacks on my Obedient supporters.
“I call on the security forces nationwide to protect those exercising their fundamental rights of free speech and assembly. Our civic space must not shrink further.”