Home FG grounds Peter Obi’s Plane in Lagos, Obidients Stranded 

FG grounds Peter Obi’s Plane in Lagos, Obidients Stranded 

The Nigerian Government has reportedly grounded a plane being used by Labour party Candidate, Peter Obi and his supporters for campaigns around the country.

Obi was scheduled to be in Ibadan for a campaign rally but was not allowed to fly as authorities grounded the plane for ‘Regulatory’ reasons

This was confirmed in a statement by Diran Onifade, media head of Obi-Datti campaign.

Peter Obi

He said; “The Obidient plane was grounded today by the powers that be “for regulatory reasons” only. Please ignore any mischievous rumour. Our massive rally in Ibadan is going on as planned.”

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Meanwhile, supporters of Obi, popularly known as ‘Obidients’, were seen on major roads in Ibadan waving banners and clad in Labour Party’s customised shirts and caps.

The security in and around Adamasingba Stadium, the venue of the rally, is also watertight as supporters of the party form a single queue outside the stadium before being screened into the main event area.

The mood is ecstatic, music plays in the background as supporters await the arrival of Obi and Datti.

Some party chieftains and the candidates of the Labour Party from the Southwest are already at the venue.


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