According to reports coming from VANGUARD, the embattled National Chairman of the Labour Party, Lamidi Apapa announced that the presidential candidate of the party, Peter Obi, and the party’s suspended National Chairman, Julius Abure reportedly sponsored thugs against him (Apapa) at the Court of Appeal in Abuja, venue of the Presidential Election Petition Cout.
In the report it was recalled Apapa was mobbed by some angry youth who were at the tribunal to witness proceedings in the petition that Obi filed to question the result of the presidential election that was held on the 25th of February.
The report has it that talking on the development, the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Abayomi Arabambi, announced that he is surprised this was how Obi, Abure, and their followers planned to come at them.
“They assaulted some police. They were battling with pressmen. It was the security operatives that saved us. They came there to kill today (Wednesday) and we will certainly petition the police”, he said.
The report claimed that when asked to give evidence, Arabambi declared, “We have the video now, the man that took off the cap of Apapa we know him. We know them. We know all of them.
“We were together in the court when they began assaulting us. Are they, not Obidients, are they not shouting Obidients, shouting, Thief Thief on us!”
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