BREAKING: SERAP Drags Buhari To Court Over ‘Silent’ Arrest, Oppression Of ‘Obidients’

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SERAP announces move to sue Muhammadu Buhari's administration over ASUU strike Photo Credit: UGC Source: UGC
SERAP announces move to sue Muhammadu Buhari's administration over ASUU strike Photo Credit: UGC

SERAP Drags President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian Police Force (NPF) to Court over arrest on Obidients 

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) announced on Wednesday that it will be filing a lawsuit against the administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari as well as the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in response to reports of intimidation and attacks on supporters of the presidential flagbearer of the Labour Party, Peter Obi.

This information was disseminated to the public by SERAP using its verified Twitter handle.

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Ejes Gist Newspaper had earlier reported that Obi issued a statement condemning what was said to be the detention of and intimidation of his supporters, who are also known as Obidients.

The former governor of Anambra State condemned and called upsetting recent reports that some security agents carried out covert arrests of some Obidients. He made these statements in a thread of tweets that he posted on Tuesday.

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He went on to say that elections would not be free and fair if certain groups intimidated their opponents throughout the campaign as well as while voters were casting their ballots.

“We are suing the Buhari administration and the Nigeria Police Force over reports of intimidation and attacks on supporters of the Labour Party presidential candidate in various parts of the country,” the statement read, “We are suing the Buhari administration and the Nigeria Police Force.”

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According to a statement released by SERAP, “everyone has the right to participate and assemble.”

Meanwhile, Ohanaeze has stated that 18 serving governors and other ex governors have thrown their weight behind Peter Obi, endorsing him for the 2023 General election.

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