We’re aware of sufferings, attacks on ‘Obidients’ – Peter Obi
The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, LP, Peter Obi said he and Datti Baba-Ahmed, his running mate, were mindful that their supporters, known as ‘Obidients,’ have suffered vituperations, physical attacks, loss of rights and privileges, including hateful trolls, indignities and vexatious fighting words.
Obi disclosed this in a series of tweets via his verified Twitter handle on Monday.
Obi’s statement partly reads, “My Obidients, a very happy Holy Month of Easter and Ramadan to you all. As we celebrate the Easter and look forward to a joyous Eid El Fitr, we pray for God Almighty’s guidance;
“…protection and blessings as we face and pass through a litany of challenges in our dear country, Nigeria- flawed electoral processes, insecurity, weak institutions, multidimensional poverty, unemployment, inflation, lack of justice, fairness, equity, opportunities and many more.
“As we reflect on these challenges and look forward to a New Nigeria that is POssible, 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;