“He Is the Main Enabler”, Labour Party Reacts to Tinubu’s Silence Over Attacks on Igbos in Lagos

“He Is the Main Enabler”, Labour Party Reacts to Tinubu’s Silence Over Attacks on Igbos in Lagos

  • The leadership of the Labour Party have expressed dissatisfaction over the treatment given to the Igbos in Lagos state
  • In a fresh statement, the LP's Chief Spokesperson, Dr. Yunusa Tanko lamented over President-elect Bola Tinubu's silence on the development
  • Tanko, however, maintained that with such an attitude of Tinubu, it, therefore, means the former governor of Lagos state is the "main enabler"

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The leadership of the Labour Party (LP) has reacted to the attacks on Igbos in Lagos state.

The Chief Spokesperson for LP, Dr. Yunusa Tanko, said the loud silence by the president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over the continuous ethnic profiling and hate propaganda against Igbo in Lagos State as dangerous for Nigeria’s corporate existence.

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Labour Party reacts angrily to Tinubu’s silence over attacks on Igbo in Lagos. Photo credit: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
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Labour Party reacts to attacks on Igbos in Lagos

He said Nigerians expected that Tinubu as a leader and former governor of the state should have spoken out against the threats and intimidation being targeted at the Igbo and Nigerians from the South/South region in Lagos and any other tribe.

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Tanko, said this in a statement mailed to Vanguard on Tuesday, March 14.

He expressed regret that Tinubu’s silence has gone a long way to support the impression in many quarters that “he is the main enabler.”

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A statement on the LP's website indicates that the legal team is headed by Dr Livy Uzoukwu (SAN).

Meanwhile, Legit.ng gathers that the LP's presidential campaign council also has a legal directorate which is headed by Victoria Shanti Esq and Yakubu Saleh Bawa ESQ.

INEC chairman meets Peter Obi's legal team

Meanwhile, the Labour Party's legal team has met with the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, at the commission's headquarters in Abuja.

According to INEC on its Facebook page, the meeting was centred around the inspection of the electoral materials deployed by the commission on the February 25 presidential election.

The lawyers said they were at the commission's headquarters to find out about the modalities required to have access to the sensitive electoral materials. While addressing the legal practitioners, Yakubu assured the team that the commission had nothing to hide and that he was meeting with INEC commissioners at the state level to assemble all the necessary documents.

Source: Legit.ng

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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng with 6+ years of experience. Before joining Legit.ng, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email: esther.odili@corp.legit.ng.

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