Former presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has urged Nigerians to shun calls for mass civil disobedience over the judgement of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT), which dismissed the case filed by Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, in challenge of President Bola Tinubu's victory at the February 25 presidential election.
Omokri, who is a big critic to Obi, made the call, yesterday, in a video clip posted on his verified Facebook page, noted that he would continue to support the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.
“However, why I am speaking to you today is because some prominent ‘Obidients' have called for mass civil disobedience and some are even Coup-bidding. One of them some time ago said that coup is an option.
“Look, Nigeria has gone too far; we want democracy and even if our candidates did not win the election and did not win at the presidential election petition court, this democracy must thrive. This is not about Peter Obi, I call on all Nigerians to disregard any such unpatriotic cause.
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“I want to tell you something. I have been a victim of the Obidient movement, seriously. I did not stand out to fight the Obidient movement, I was in support of Waziri Atiku Abubakar and that was it. I was not against the Obidient movement.
“These guys don't mean well for Nigeria. A movement like this is a threat to Nigeria's corporate existence. So, now that they are saying this thing after they have lost at the tribunal, I encourage Nigerians to ignore them. If they feel that they have been cheated at the tribunal, let them go for appeal at the Supreme Court!
“Democracy must thrive in Nigeria! Nigeria is above and beyond Peter Obi and his Obidients. We call on the Nigerian armed forces and the police to resist any move at all to threaten our democracy. We will support you.
“I am still in support of Waziri Atiku Abubakar.”
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