Stop attacking other aspirants, candidates, Peter Obi warns supporters

Presidential hopeful, Peter Obi, has warned his supporters to refrain from making personal attacks on other aspirants and candidates of the 2023 general election.

The former Anambra State Governor gave the warning on Sunday via his verified Twitter handle.

According to the 60-year-old politician, it has been brought to his attention that some of his reporters were attacking other aspirants and candidates.

While thanking his supporters for being on his side, he begged them to “imbibe the spirit of sportsmanship” and avoid name-calling his competitors.

According to him, elections are democratic and do not need to breed enemies.

He said, “It has been brought to my attention, and I have also observed that some of my numerous supporters are making personal attacks on other aspirants/candidates.

“Whilst thanking you for your support, which I sincerely value and appreciate, I humbly appeal that we all imbibe the spirit of sportsmanship and avoid name-calling or personal attacks on other aspirants and candidates.

“The common goal is to make Nigeria better. Elections are a democratic contest and need not be adversarial.”

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