Labor presidential candidate Peter Obi said he would pause his campaign to denounce the party’s state and parliamentary gubernatorial candidates today, March 8, after the National Election Commission Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) refused to allow them to inspect documents (including BVAS) from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Presidential election February 25.
Recall that the Labor Party and the People’s Democratic Party were authorized to inspect sensitive documents used by INEC during the presidential election by an appeals court.
Peter Obi, in tweets he shared, said he would go to court with his attorney on the matter. He also urged supporters to vote for all Labor candidates in the next election.
The tweet read;
“I am supposed to commence our whistle-stop campaign for our various Labor Party Governorship and State Assembly Candidates today. Initially, my trip was to take me to Nasarawa, Lagos, Enugu, Abia, Delta, Edo, Rivers, Plateau, Borno, etc.
Peter Obi accuses INEC of not allowing them to inspect electoral materials
“However, following INEC’s refusal to allow our party to inspect the materials (including BVAS) from the 25th February presidential elections, I am personally heading to the Court today with our lawyers.
“As we pursue due process and defer to the rule of law, I urge all the OBIdients in the various states to continue campaigning for our candidates, namely, Gbadebo Rhodes Vivour in Lagos, Chijoke Edeoga in Enugu, Patrick Dakum in Plateau, Alex Otti in Abia, Ken Pela in Delta, Ibrahim Mshelia in Borno, to name just a few. It is also imperative that Obidients vote for candidates with Competence, Character, Capacity, and Compassion. I remain committed and will give more attention to our mission of retrieving our mandate. A new Nigeria is possible! -PO”