The Presidential Candidate of Labour Party, Peter Obi, has reacted to claim that he is planning a phantom assassination attempt on his life, and in turn he would attribute to the All Progressives Congress, APC.
“We are also aware that plans are afoot by Mr. Peter Obi to fake an assassination attempt on himself and hire Labour Party boys dressed in the APC caps and T-shirts to attack some Labour Party offices. It is all part of the “US Plan”. It is the first in a series of incendiary actions planned by this ill-prepared but desperate candidate,” the Director of Media and Public Affairs and Official Spokesperson for the APC Campaign Council, Festus Keyamo, had said on Monday in a statement.
This drew the reaction of Obi’s camp via a statement his media aide, Emeka Obasi penned.
It partly reads, “It is a fallacy! You media people should also know when you see something fallacious. Does Peter looks like someone who pretends or fakes things? What do we gain to start faking assassination attempt? Are they in anyway trying to carry out such attempt and seeking on blaming Obi for it? The public deserves to know and that’s what we should put up in the press.
“Does Keyamo knows more than we know and just using this opportunity to cry wolf? What is his plan for uttering this kind of stupid statement? Does he think Obi is part of the Old Order who are always desperate for power? Whenever he says ‘Go and verify’, does it look like scheming?
“But we are aware of what Keyamo has done before. It is not out of place for him to say things like Obi is attempting to fake his assassination attempt? It is a terrible thing to say.”