The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi has accused the opposition political parties of spreading misinformation on both traditional and social media platforms and blaming it on his party.
Peter Obi Accuses APC, PDP Of Sponsoring Fake News
The former Anambra governor, who made the accusation of his Twitter page, said that his party would remain resolute and committed to an issue-based campaign.
Obi, who raised alarm about the “negative strategy”, said Nigerians must resist deceit and campaigns that would cause disaffection ahead of the 2023 election.
He wrote, “As we approach the official kick-off of the 2023 election campaign, it has become evident that the opposition has adopted a negative strategy of trolling and insinuating fake news and misinformation in the social media space and blaming the Labour Party, its presidential candidate and their supporters of same.
“We remain resolute in our commitment to an issue-based and clean campaign. We will also rebuff all such ploys of deceit and calumny meant to create disaffection among Nigeria’s voting population, who desire credible leadership change. – PO”
its presidential candidate and their supporters of same. We remain resolute in our commitment to an issue-based and clean campaign.
— Peter Obi (@PeterObi) August 18, 2022
KanyiDaily recalls that Peter Obi had also called on Nigerians to go and verify their names as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has began displaying Voters Register across the country.