April 22, 2024

Political thugs attack Peter Obi supporters in Lagos

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Political thugs attack Peter Obi supporters in Lagos

Suspected political thugs have attacked supporters of the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi in Lagos State.

According to DailyPost report, the attack is coming on the heels of Obi/Datti mega rally currently taking place at the Tafawa Belewa Square, TBS, Lagos.

A video obtained by newsmen captured some Peter Obi’s supporters lamenting how the thugs attacked them at the Jakande, Lekki area of the State.

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According to the victims, the suspects gave machete cuts on persons, broke their vehicle, snatched their phones and other items for allegedly wearing clothes carrying the LP logo.

The spokesperson for the LP presidential campaign council, Dr Aliyu Tanko confirmed the incident to the publication.

He said, “the ObiDent Movement is under attack in Lagos, they are stopping our people from coming to the TBS rally.

“Nothing can stop a movement whose time has come. Security operatives take note. We keep moving Obidently and Yusfully.”

When contacted by newsmen, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed the unfortunate incident.

“I don’t know if they are Labour Party of APC members but I can confirm that some people attacked others and the DPO in that area is already on the matter,” he said.

Asked if there was any loss of life during the incident, the PPRO said he is yet to get details of the attack.

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