Breaking: Police Teargas, Injure Obi Supporters In Ebonyi State
A rally in support of Mr Peter Obi’s 2023 Presidential quest on the ticket of the Labour Party was today violently disrupted by the Police.
Although the details of the attack on Obi supporters are yet to be gathered, early reports said the Police teargassed the mammoth crowd of Obidents and injured many.
“Organisers in support of the Labour Party’s Presidential Candidate in the 2023 general.
elections, Peter Obi, were this Saturday morning, September 17, 2022, “teargassed by the police in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, in Southeast Nigeria,” according to a Channels TV breaking news.
It added that “members and their supporters had gathered along Mile 50 to embark on a rally to canvass support for their candidate but were stopped from going into the streets,” the report said.
It quoted one of the supporters , Nwali Ikechukwu, as saying that some persons were injured when the security agency came calling.
The report said that the spokesman for the Ebonyi State Police Command, SP Chris Anyanwu, could not be immediately reached for comments.
Photo: Channels TV