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Peter Obi Breaks Silence On #ENDINEC, ENDNigeria Nationwide Protest



Peter Obi Breaks Silence On #ENDINEC, ENDNigeria Nationwide Protest

Presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the just concluded February 25 general elections, Peter Obi has broke his silence on #ENDINEC and #ENDNigeria nationwide protest.

Obi confirmed on Friday through his Facebook page that the alleged Obidients planning to stage the protest nationwide was orchestrated by the opposition.

The former Anambra State governor wrote “My attention has been drawn to social media postings suggesting that a nation-wide groundswell “#ENDINEC”, “#ENDNigeria” Protest is being planned by the Obidients.

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“We are aware that those postings are being orchestrated by the Opposition.

Obi who came third behind Atiku Abubakar of the People Democratic Party,PDP, said “My position is clear: Without prejudice to constitutional dictates on freedom of speech and freedom of assembly, I have publicly stated that in the matter of reclaiming our stolen mandate, we shall do so robustly, via the Courts and Due Process.

“Regardless of the misgivings many may have about our Judiciary, we must strive to build strong and resilient institutions, of which the Judiciary is one.

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“As a firm believer in the separation of powers between the three arms of government, I am conscious that every so often, the Judiciary is called upon to vindicate itself on epochal national public-interest issues.

“The matter presently before the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) is one such litmus test case.

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“Therefore, we are committed to pursuing Due Process in an unfettered manner. That is our primary and priority option.”

Hammed Tajudeen is a graduate of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree with Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication

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