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2023: Peter Obi Reacts As Northern Muslims Condemn Campaign Poster On Praying Mat


Nigerians React As Peter Obi Make Comment On His Photo On Praying Mat

Former Anambra state governor and presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi has put out a disclaimer following a controversial campaign poster on a branded praying mat.

This came after some Northern Muslims via the microblogging platform, Twitter criticized a support group of the Labour party presidential candidate for branding a praying mat in a mosque with the politician’s photo.

According to them, it was wrong to hang anything portraying human or animal inside a mosque.



Reacting to the development, Peter Obi in a Tweet on Friday morning disowned the campaign poster, adding that it was a misguided action by his support group.

He pointed out that he will never mock any religion or ethnicity as he has a profound respect for the Muslim faith.

“The inclusion of my picture on the praying mat by a support group was misguided, even with the best of intentions. It didn’t emanate from my campaign team. I have deep respect for the Muslim faith and indeed, for every other religion. We will never mock any faith, ethnicity or gender. We are one Nigeria. -PO,” he wrote.

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