Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi has congratulated Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on his victory during the People Democratic Party (PDP) primary.
In a Statement via his verified twitter handle, the Labour Party Presidential aspirant also urges his supporters to refrain from attacking other Presidential aspirants.
Atiku Abubakar polled a total of 371 votes to defeat other 13 other aspirants during the Presidential Primary of the People Democratic Party.
His Statement reads:
“I pray that the Almighty God who sees your goodness will continue to bless you now and always”
“It has been brought to my attention, and I have also observed that some of my numerous supporters are making personal attacks on other aspirants/candidates.”
“Whilst thanking you for your support, which I sincerely value and appreciate, I humbly appeal that we all imbibe the spirit of sportsmanship and avoid name-calling or personal attacks on other aspirants and candidates.”
“The common goal is to make Nigeria better. Elections are a democratic contest and need not be adversarial.”
On behalf of my family, I sincerely congratulate my leader and dear elder brother, H.E @atiku, on his emergence as the 2023 presidential flag bearer of the @OfficialPDPNig. I pray that the Almighty God who sees your goodness will continue to bless you now and always. -PO
— Peter Obi (@PeterObi) May 29, 2022