- Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi has shared his opinion regarding the activities of the Eastern Security Network in the southeast region
- Obi disclosed e cannot outrightly condemn the ESN because he is unaware of their daily activities in the region
- The former governor of Anambra state maintained that if elected president next year, he will address the issue properly
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Peter Obi, presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), has said he cannot condemn the Eastern Security Network (ESN) because he is unsure of their activities.
Speaking on Monday, November 21, at a presidential town hall series, the former governor of Anambra state said agitations in parts of the country is a result of leadership failure, The Cable reported.
Obi reveals position on the ESN attacks ahead of 2023 polls
He said if elected president, his administration will adopt dialogue to address the issue.
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“Everywhere in the country is full of agitation. It is the effect of leadership failure. There is nothing wrong with agitation. You dialogue and discuss with everybody.
“I can’t condemn ESN because I’m not sure who is doing what. You can only condemn people when there is a process in which they have said this person has done something,” Obi said.
Obi's earlier assertion
Meanwhile, at an interactive session organised by Arewa Joint Committee in Kaduna in October, Obi had claimed that ESN was formed by governors in the southeast – an assertion that proved to be false.
Former presidential candidate highlights what will happen to Nigerians should Obi lose 2023 election
Nigerians across the country have been urged to ensure that they support and vote for Peter Obi in the forthcoming election.
The call was made by a former presidential aspirant, Charles Udeogaranya, in a statement issued on Sunday, November 20.
Udeogaranya called on eligible Nigerian voters to ensure that they use the 2023 election to kick the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party out of power.
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Peter Obi, a 2023 presidential candidate said that his age and educational qualification are known to the public.
Obi made this statement while commissioning the Nkpolu-Oroworokwo Flyover in Port Harcourt, River state.
The former Anambra state governor said Nigerians are yet to know the essential details of some other presidential candidates contesting the 2023 race.