The Labour Party’s (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has expressed his heartfelt condolences to his supporters who were victims of the numerous attacks that occurred during the gubernatorial elections across several states.
Numerous violent attacks were reported in Lagos, Kano, Edo, Bayelsa, and other states, according to the Daily Trust newspaper.
On Saturday, March 18, videos and images of violent attacks flooded the internet in Lagos alone.
According to reports, Labour Party supporters were the hardest hit in the numerous attacks that occurred across Lagos state.
Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, the LP’s gubernatorial candidate, revealed that one of his party’s agents was gunned down in the middle of the day.
Meanwhile, in a series of tweets, Obi stated:
“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.”