- Labour Party flagbearer, Peter Obi disclosed recently that Nigeria will soon plunge into a nation of lawlessness
- According to Obi, the rule of law, which is the nation's most tangible asset, is gradually passing out and losing its value, in the polity
- The former Anambra governor however urged the citizens not to relent in their quest to build a progressive nation, one that is rooted in Nigeria's democracy and value system
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The flagbearer of the Labour Party (LP) in the 2023 presidential elections, Peter Obi, hinted that Nigeria will soon turn into a lawless country.
According to Obi, Nigeria is “gradually losing one of the biggest intangible assets that make a nation strong, which is respect for the rule of law”.
In a statement he posted on his X page (formerly known as Twitter) in celebration of International Democracy Day on Friday, Obi said “Our dear nation has continued to swing dangerously away from the boundaries of true democracy”.
On Friday, September 15, Obi said that Nigerians must “remind ourselves of the need to work together to build and deepen our nation’s democracy”.
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The former governor of Anambra state called on all Nigerians to remain committed to building and reinforcing our nation’s democracy.
“As witnessed in the country today, the mindless erosion of the very ideals and tenets on which Nigeria’s democracy was built, if not checked, will only push the nation deeper into lawlessness,” he wrote.
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“Labour Party leadership knew Peter Obi lost 2023 polls”: Wole Soyinka
On Wednesday, September 13, Wole Soyinka, the Nobel laureate, revealed what went down in the 2023 presidential election, held on Saturday, February 25.
Soyinka disclosed that the leadership of the Labour Party (LP) knew that Peter Obi, the party's flagbearer, lost the presidential poll.
Soyinka accused the opposition party, LP, of trying to force “a lie” on Nigerians, especially youths, that Obi won the election.
Lauretta Onochie wants DSS to arrest Peter Obi, gives reason
In another development, the Department of State Security (DSS) and the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) have been petitioned to arrest Peter Obi, of the Labour Party (LP).
This petition was made on social media on Tuesday, September 12, by the former Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) chairman, Lauretta Onochie.
Onochie accused Peter Obi of fuelling violence and described him as a "clown" desperate for power.