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Two Prominent People That I'm Dealing With In Onitsha Are From South-West, Nobody Harasses Them- Obi

The Labour Party presidential candidate in the February 25th election, Peter Obi, has said that the ethnic strife brewing in Lagos State ahead of the governorship and state assembly elections is the handiwork of politicians who are trying to cause trouble where there is none.

Since Peter Obi defeated the All Progressives Congress candidate and former governor of Lagos, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in Lagos, there have been ethnic tensions in the state as the country prepares for the March 18th elections.

With the governorship election just a few days away from now, the Labour Party is looking forward to repeating the feat of the presidential election in Lagos in the governorship election, and this seems to have led to a clash of interests between the Yorubas and the Igbos living in the state.

In an interview he had this morning, Peter Obi said that it was not only the Igbos that voted for him in Lagos, but other tribes also living in the state also voted for him.

In the report which was made by Daily Post, he said that two prominent people he is dealing with in Onitsha are from the South-West, and that nobody is harassing them there.

He said - "There are still Yoruba people who live in the East. In Onitsha, two prominent people that I'm dealing with are from the South-West, they are there, and nobody harasses them. They have the right to vote for whomever they want. In 2011, we voted for Jonathan, he got more votes in the South-East than the South-South."

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