A civil society organisation, the Convention of Civil Society for Peace and Good Governance Initiative (CCSFPGG), has taken a swipe on the assertion credited to former nationwide chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, to the impact that the Labour Occasion Presidential candidate within the 2023 elections, Mr Peter Obi, did not sort out insecurity in Anambra State.
In a press release on Monday, signed by its Nationwide Coordinator, Dr Oshioke Mathew Afegbua and Director of Inside Safety Analysis, Hajiya Maryam Mohammed, the CSO described Oshiomhole as an inconsequential politician in search of relevance via the recognition of the Labour Occasion candidate, after failed political outings each at nationwide and Edo State ranges.
Recall that the previous Edo State governor, had whereas talking throughout the youth convention of the APC in Abuja, stated: “If he had solved the safety drawback, will Obiano be utilizing bulldozers to demolish homes of kidnappers, Bakassi boys, Bakassi women, bandits?”
However reacting to Oshiomhole’s assertion, the CCSFPGG described the APC chieftain “as a failed politician who was attempting to get into prominence utilizing Peter Obi’s recognition, having not solely been disgraced out of workplace as his social gathering’s chairman unceremoniously but in addition rejected by the individuals of his dwelling state, Edo when he tried to impose a governor on them within the final Edo governorship election.”
Noting additionally that determined efforts by the previous Edo governor to impose members of Edo Home of Meeting on the individuals of the State failed, leaving him like an orphan, the group tasked Nigerians to be cautious of Oshiomhole, who it stated was in determined search of political relevance.
The group stated: “Since Oshiomhole’s evaluation of Obi is from Google and YouTube, we want to inform him that there’s no place in Google or YouTube that assist his declare in opposition to Peter Obi’s authorities on safety, besides the YouTube of his creativeness.
“If Oshiomhole is ready for Peter Obi to debate all of his safety methods on nationwide tv, then he must wait ceaselessly as a result of there’s no critical candidate that may talk about particulars of the actions he intend to tackle safety on nationwide tv.
“Former commanders of army operations and police commissioner that served throughout Peter Obi’s tenure which are alive can testify to what we’ve stated right here on safety underneath him.
“Nigerians know higher who’s extra competent amongst all of the presidential candidates and have since made up their minds on their desire for Peter Obi; because it’s evidenced on the streets of Nigeria.
“We want to say that whereas as an expert civil society organisations, we aren’t the mouthpiece of Mr Peter Obi, we nevertheless discover it crucial to set the information straight when a calculated try and mislead Nigerians is made like this from the likes of Oshiomhole.
“We urge Oshiomhole and his social gathering to apologize to Nigerians for the ache they’ve put them in, as an alternative of speaking down on the preferred presidential candidate within the historical past of Nigeria.”