Videos of the Obedients showing support for Peter Obi in Atiku campaign flag-off in Uyo emerged on social media on Monday.
Newsonline reports that videos circulating the social media shows the moment supporters of Labour Party, LP, Presidential candidate, Peter Obi, popularly known as, Obidients, hijacked the leading opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, campaign flag off in Uyo, on Monday.
Atiku commenced his campaign in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom capital on Monday.
The party’s official flag-off rally which took place at the Nest of Champions Stadium was attended by PDP supporters.
Atiku was surrounded by the PDP bigwigs including his running mate and Governor of Delta state, Ifeanyi Okowa, the National Chairman, Senator Iyorchia Ayu and Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal among others.
However, the videos on social media revealed when the supporters were singing and chanting songs in support of Peter Obi, instead of Atiku.
The crowd could be heard singing the popular Igbo war chants of victory, “Obi Kekereke, Obi Kekereke,” obviously in show of support for the former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, at the PDP campaign rally.
Meanwhile, five aggrieved governors that have been calling for Ayu’s removal – Nyesom Wike, Samuel Ortom, Seyi Makinde, Okezie Ikpeazu and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Rivers, Benue, Oyo, Abia and Enugu respectively were absent at the rally.
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