August 11, 2022



2023: Obi assist group slams Omatseye on Obituary write up 

Peter Obi

The Peter Obi Assist Community (POSN) has slammed the Nation’s columnist, Sam Omatseye over his write up in opposition to Peter Obi titled : ” Obituary “, wherein he wished Obi and his supporters lifeless.

It additionally frowned on the Presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC ), Bola Tinubu, for not sanctioning Omatseye an inaction it stated , tantamount to complicit .

Omatseye had within the article printed in The Monday Version of The Nation Newspaper wished the Labour Occasion Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi, and his supporters lifeless.

POSN in a press release  on Wednesday in Abuja  noticed with dismay that Tinubu has refused to sentence the obituary column written by one in all his aides, Mr. Sam Omatseye.

Within the assertion signed by Deputy Director of Communications of POSN, Adegbite Adekunle, famous that this  is the second time in barley three weeks that the Tinubu camp is praying for demise within the Obi camp, recalling that Tinubu himself throughout an APC rally in Osun State on July 13 publicly declared that Labour Occasion’s ‘Obidients’ – as Obi’s supporters are in any other case identified – would labour until demise.

“If Tinubu didn’t sanction that article, it could not have been printed in his newspaper. If he didn’t sanction it, by now Omatseye would have been sacked or, a minimum of, reprimanded for that satanic piece.

“For Tinubu and his camp to maintain quiet on this sacrilegious write-up by one in all his confidants and printed by his personal newspaper speaks volumes. It betrays Tinubu’s endorsement of the column which has attracted widespread condemnation, besides from the Asiwaju and his camp,” PSON stated.

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Persevering with, POSN stated: “Tinubu has introduced in ethnicity, faith and now demise want into the 2023 marketing campaign. It portends grave hazard.

“Ethnicity: He was the one presidential candidate who stated, ‘It’s my flip. It’s Yorubas’ flip’. Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and others accentuated it with their ethnic feedback and actions.

“Faith: He was the one one who disregarded the spiritual plurality in his selection of working mate, thereby making faith a speaking level on this marketing campaign season.

“Repeated reference to demise – He was the one who stated that Labour Occasion supporters will labour in useless to their demise. Now he has printed a full-page article in his newspaper (The Nation) referring to #PeterObi as ‘OBI-TUARY’, one other reference to demise. In that very same article, he additionally engaged within the demonization of the Igbos, a transparent try and set Igbos up for hate and assaults.

“It’s apparent the Tinubu camp is determined and able to struggle soiled on this marketing campaign. However this isn’t 2015. The persons are prepared to fulfill them squarely.”

POSN challenged the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC), because the electoral umpire, to not be detached to the excesses of Tinubu and his supporters. 

“Whereas Tinubu is free to pursue his life ambition to develop into Nigeria’s President someway, he ought to realise that Nigeria is larger than his egocentric ambition and will chorus from unnecessarily heating up the polity. INEC ought to name him to order with out additional delay earlier than he plunges the nation into useless chaos along with his unguarded utterance and hate speech,” POSN stated.  

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