Peter Obi sues for peace; condemns politically-motivated attacks in Lagos
The Labour Party (LP) condemns in the strongest terms, the politically motivated attacks today on some citizens in parts of Lagos State because they were believed to have voted for the LP.
These attacks have been meted out to indigenes and non-indigenes alike.
It is most regrettable that political thugs would single out citizens who exercised their constitutional rights to vote for candidates or parties of their choice.
In keeping with its core value of political decorum, Labour Party thanks its supporters and indeed all Nigerians living in Lagos who have exercised their fundamental rights to vote according to the dictates of their conscience.
Labour Party is aware of some egregious irregularities in the elections in several states. The party will follow due process and must use constitutional means to address our grievances thus giving peace a chance. It will, however, remain resolute in its mission to change Nigeria, which is after all greater than all of us. We have to protect the peace while defending every vote.
Governments at all levels must recommit to the consitutional responsibility to protect citizens within their territories regardless of their political leanings.
Oseloka H. Obaze
Deputy Director General/Campaign Manager, Obi-Datti PCC