Why Peter Obi was attacked in Katsina State: On January 23, 2023, the Labour Party’s campaign team, led by Peter Obi, visited Katsina State. They held a town hall meeting with women and later held a rally at the Muhammad Dikko stadium.
Peter Obi In Katsina State
However, as the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, was on his way to the airport, his convoy was reportedly attacked by hoodlums. This caused significant damage to some of the vehicles in the convoy.
Katsina is the home state of the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari. According to sone individuals, the attack on his convoy was a rowdy and organized reaction by some political players.
Why Peter Obi Was Attacked
Osuntokun stated that the political figures were unhappy with the success of the rally held in Kano the day before, which was unanticipated.
He mentioned that Katsina State is known for being one of the most dangerous states in Nigeria, adding that the governor had even asked citizens to arm themselves for self-defense.
He acknowledged that there was a significant security issue in the state prior to the rally. He also mentioned an instance where the president’s convoy was attacked in the state, resulting in injuries to security personnel.