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Victory Orimemi

 

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party for the 2023 election, Peter Obi on Thursday, accused Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu of ‘using a negative strategy of trolling and insinuating misinformation on social media and blaming him’. Information Guide Nigeria

 

Obi and the presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, had been locked in verbal war over the Tinubu’s accusation of the Obi supporters of spreading fake news against other candidates, ahead of the 2023 general elections.

 

The former governor of Anambra State on Thursday countered the claim via his Twitter account, saying it’s untrue and reinstating that the labour party is determined to have a clean campaign.

 

“As we approach the official kick-off of the 2023 election campaign, it has become evident that the opposition have adopted a negative strategy of trolling and insinuating fake news and misinformation in the social media space and blaming the Labour Party, its presidential candidate and their supporters of same,

 

“We remain resolute in our commitment to an issue-based and clean campaign.

 

“We will also rebuff all such ploys of deceit and calumny meant to create disaffection among Nigeria’s voting population, who desire credible leadership change.”

 

 

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