Peter Obi sent a heartfelt condolence message to Labour Party (LP) supporters who were victims of the numerous attacks during the gubernatorial elections across several states.
Obidients came under several attacks in Lagos, Kano, Edo, Bayelsa and other states while the 2023 governorship and National Assembly polls took place,
Videos of some of the violent attacks went viral on social media and LP gubernatorial candidate in Lagos Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour confirmed the death of one of his agents.
Obi, in a series of tweets, said:
“With sadness, my heart goes deeply to the Nigerians who lost their lives and those who were maim*d for participating in such a simple thing as an election. My prayers and wishes for a quick recovery of the injured.”
“My sincere condolences to the families of those who lost their lives. May God Almighty grant them eternal rest, and grant their families the fortitude to bear their sad irreplaceable loss.
“I pray earnestly that God Almighty will save and help Nigeria out of this precarious situation.”