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Peter Obi is an ‘ethnic bigot’, not fit to rule Nigeria – Chairman of Labour Party

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Acting Chairman  of the Labour Party, Lamidi Bashir Apapa, has described the the defeated presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi is an “ethnic bigot” who is not fit to rule Nigeria.

Mr. Apapa said this in a statement released on Tuesday in reaction to the Asaba National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the party where he was purportedly suspended by the Abure-led faction of the Labour Party leadership.

He declared the meeting illegal.

He said the presence of the Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, Mr. Peter Obi, has exposed him as disobedient to the Federal High Court Order in Abuja, which sustained the restraining order on the National Chairman of the Labour Party and three others from parading themselves as officials of the Party.

Mr. Apapa said the current executive of the party, under his leadership, had access to a letter of invitation to the Asaba NEC meeting of the Labour Party signed by the embattled former Chairman of the Party, Comrade Julius Abure and said he has no such powers given the restraining order of the court.

The statement reads: “that following the anti-party activities and disobedience to court order of the FCT High Court through the illegal suspension and expulsion of national working committee members under the leadership of Alh. Bashiru Lamidi Apapa, the NWC members meet this afternoon, after receiving information and letter by the restrained former national chairman Julius Abure and Former National Secretary inviting elected members of national assembly to observed their illegal NEC meeting of our party.

“By this rascality exhibited by this miscreants, the national working committee of our party led by Alhaji Lamidi Apapa hereby, suspend the following officers with immediate effects;

Ladi Iliya Deputy National Chairman NLC, Ayo Olorunfemi, Deputy National Chairman TUC, Kennedy Chigozie Ahanotu, Deputy National Secretary, Dudu Manuga, National Women Leader and Innocent Okeke. National Vice Chairman South East.

The statement signed by Arabambi stated that “the party also frown at the gross misconduct of Mr Peter Obi who is vigorously pursuing ethnic cleansing.

“Peter Obi’s mission was to amputate the Labour party structure so that he and his gang of ethnic bigots would take over the party and fix his wife as the new national women leader of the party to continue his trade.

“We want the world to know that Peter Obi was not properly nominated as our party flag bearer which we pointed out to him and the reason he wanted all of us oppose to his illegal candidacy out by all means.

“Peter Obi is not fit to govern nigeria for his involvement in the gross disobedience to the FCT high court order as this is an evidence that he will cause civil unrest , turn nigeria to banana republic and lawlessness where rule of law will be a things of the past.

“Finally the national working committee of our party hereby dissolved the presidential campaign council with immediate effects,” Arabambi stated.

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