Lamidi Apapa, the factional chairman of the Labour Birthday party (LP), has threatened to order Peter Obi, the celebration’s presidential candidate in the February presidential election.
Recall that Apapa had to tackle bitter exchanges inner the tribunal after he tried to snarl himself as a book of the celebration. He made his technique to the line of chairs reserved for dignitaries and the petitioners at this time the most important door to the court used to be opened.
Which capacity, whereas he used to be ready to talk to newsmen on what took space at the court, he used to be booed by the celebration’s supporters whereas his cap used to be pulled off his head.
The celebration supporters who are community of youths that identified themselves as “Obidients”, pushed him away from the cameras, insisting that he lacked the licensed to talk for the celebration. The commotion went on for a whereas as aggrieved youths tore his garments, on the opposite hand, he used to be taken into keeping custody by security operatives at the Court of Allure in Abuja.
Addressing the media afterwards, Apapa claimed Obi used to be taking facets with Julius Abure, the LP chairman eliminated by the court docket. He additionally said he does now not wish to order Obi, though he deserves to be uncovered, having brought to investigate that the frail governor once denied him in a single of his interviews.
Having been in the celebration for 21 years in step with Apapa, he denied now not having aloof bribes from heaps of political events to extinguish LP from inner.
He said “On the allegation of bribe-taking, it’s now not correct. Whilst you happen to would possibly well have evidence to novel, recount your evidence that I’ve aloof cash or we’ve aloof cash from any one. It’s completely incorrect” .
Apapa additionally said “Obi’s first campaign started in Benin. I used to be in Benin with him. And we veteran his plane from Benin back to Abuja–chartered plane. No longer splendid that, when he came to Ekiti (Afe Babalola University), I led the crew that hosted him on that campus. We were there for over two hours. I led the crew to the palace. And he doesn’t know me?”