Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi has condemned the coordinated attacks on his supporters by thugs loyal to the All Progressives Congress,APC in Lagos.
Obi is scheduled to hold the last lap of his presidential rally at the Teslim Balogun square on Saturday.
However, thugs attacked and injured supporters making their way to the rally.
Reacting to the attack, Obi called on all parties to eschew violence.
He said “As we go into the final stretch for the 2023 elections, I call on all Nigerians regardless of political affiliation or tendency, to eschew violence. I condemn any form of violence and political thuggery; and especially the incessant attacks on my Obidient supporters.
“I call on the security forces nationwide to protect those exercising their fundamental rights of free speech and assembly. Our civic space must not shrink further”