The Obi-Datti Media Workplace has described as “desolate and baseless” the allegation of violating a bit of Electoral Act on election funding, levelled in opposition to the Labour Social gathering presidential flag bearer, Mr Peter Obi, by the Tinubu-Shettima help group.
The media workplace puzzled why rapidly, the structureless and social media candidates at the moment are the headache of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) that they now fabricate and picture issues they wished the electoral fee to behave on.
The Tinubu-Shittima group had referred to as on the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) to disqualify the Labour Social gathering presidential candidate accusing Mr Obi of embarking on oversea journey for fundraising.
However the Obi-Datti Media Workplace in a press release on Sunday clarified that
profitable journey overseas by their candidate was “ostensibly to sensitise and carry alongside Nigerians aboard on his upcoming agenda of rebuilding the nation which it stated “is open and clear and never a fund elevating.”
The assertion additional learn: “Obi’s profitable journey overseas which is ostensibly to sensitize and carry alongside Nigerians aboard on his upcoming agenda of rebuilding the nation is open and clear and never a fund elevating.
“However we all know why it’s discomforting some folks, as a result of they can’t meet Nigerians in diaspora figuring out that they contributed to their leaving the nation within the first place.
“We now have all the time stated it umpteenth occasions that their very own understanding of construction is the abundance of looted funds of their kitty that they plan to deploy on hungry Nigerian voters through the election to sway their votes.
“They know no person has the form of stolen funds they’ve and are all the time uncomfortable at something suggesting to them that their opponents might match them. Obi didn’t go to beg for cash however to promote himself and his mission to Nigerians exterior the shores who’re vital stakeholders within the Nigeria venture.
“Since June 2022 that they deployed a lump of their loots to get the ticket of their get together, the nation’s foreign money crashed and nonetheless battling for breath. And since then they’ve been mopping up foreign currency forward of the election to purchase voters.
“The Media workplace, due to this fact, wants to teach them that Obi and his operating mate are educated duo who know the legislation and operates inside it and who grew to become what they’re financially, politically and socially doing reliable companies. They haven’t any bullion van historical past of questionable wealth and are prepared and prepared to be scrutinised.
“Simply as Obi and Datti backgrounds and antecedents are verifiable so is also their supply of revenue earlier than and now are unambiguous and auditable.
“Obi and Datti reached the place they’re as we speak on this 2023 journey giving no ‘shishi’ to anyone, as a result of they’re investing on the struggling Nigerians impoverished by the grasping leaders of the previous who diverted public funds to their non-public and household pockets.
“We perceive their predicament, the dearth of contents from their principal, the dearth of what to market, utilizing the ample alternative offered by the campaigns and the resort to looking out blindly for causes to disqualify the folks’s solely hope for a brand new and higher Nigeria.
“Abruptly, they’re starting to appreciate that the social media large, the structure-less and inconsequential candidates, are within the coronary heart of the people who find themselves satisfied by their pragmatic messages. In frustration and envy they’re now desperately in search of all crooked methods to cease them.
“Lastly, we wish to advise all these on this faculty of thought that the previous order that stored us down as a nation will nonetheless work, to learn the writing on the wall and know that their time is up and that Nigerians are prepared and decided to take again their county now.”
It urged Nigerians to all the time stay Obidient and centered for a brand new Nigeria.