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Peter Obi ‘Disowned’ Over Plateau Killings


A supporter of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (L.P.) in the 2023 general elections, Peter Obi, has withdrawn his support following the killings of over 100 persons after the coordinated attack on 20 communities on Christmas Eve in Plateau State.

Peter Obi

Recall the LP candidate had, via the microblogging platform X, condemned the killings, after which criticized the spate of insecurity in Nigeria, noting that countries in open war were yet to experience such degree of violence as recorded in some sections of the country.

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Obi further noted that, the welfare of the various security agencies whose duty is to safeguard human lives and properties despite the overwhelming nature of insecurity should also not be ignored.

“Even some countries in open declared wars have not experienced this level of insecurity, violence and loss of human lives,”

Obi said.

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Reacting to the former Anambra Governor’s statement, Philemon Kuza, who was a staunch supporter of the L.P. candidate during the elections on Tuesday, disowned the LP candidate for not doing enough for the victims 72 hours after the killings

Kuza further stressed that the Labour Party has lost a support base for the actions of the LP candidate.

He said;

“Plateau Killings: I will officially declare who I will support come 2027 soon.. @Peter Obi did not do enough for the victims of the Plateau attack by armed Fulanis after 72 hrs @Nglabour just lost a support base in the plateau, and her baby Nasarawa whom P.O. won in Central Nigeria.”

Recall, Peter Obi won the presidential election conducted in Plateau and Nasarawa states. The two Northern states  were the only  states won by the LP candidate, in the presidential election.

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