…By Dorcas Funmi for TDPel Media.
Member representing Isuikwuato-Umunneochi federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Amobi Ogah (Labour Party), recently addressed allegations suggesting that he urged the party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, to accept defeat and withdraw his case against President Bola Tinubu.
In a press statement released to Naija News, Ogah vehemently denied these claims and accused blackmailers of spreading false information with the intention of creating a rift between him and his party’s supporters.
Misleading Reports and Out-of-Context Quotations: Ogah Urges Public to Disregard Them
Ogah called upon the public to disregard the reports that surfaced, claiming that he made such statements during a Thanksgiving church service.
He expressed his disappointment, stating that he was quoted out of context, leading to a distortion of his original message.
Clarification of Ogah’s Statement: Accepting Defeat within His Constituency
Ogah’s press statement clarified the true intent of his words.
He emphasized that his statement did not pertain to Peter Obi or the Labour Party’s presidential aspirations.
Instead, he referred to the candidates within his own federal constituency, such as APC – Hon Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, who contested against him in the election.
Ogah asserted that he encouraged those candidates to accept defeat gracefully, as he believes his own victory was the will of God.
He further expressed the belief that if these candidates did not emerge victorious this time, they might find success in the future.
Time for Good Governance and Democracy Dividends
Shifting the focus from elections, Ogah emphasized that the time for elections had passed, and it was now essential to concentrate on good governance and delivering democracy dividends to the people.
He urged everyone to come together and work towards providing effective governance and fulfilling the promises made to the electorate.
No Opposition to Peter Obi: Ogah Affirms His Support
In conclusion, Ogah vehemently denied any opposition to Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, which provided him with the platform to serve.
He dismissed the claims made by mischief-makers, emphasizing his commitment to the party and his solidarity with its presidential candidate.
By providing this clarification, Amobi Ogah aims to correct the misinformation and ensure that his true intentions are understood by the public, urging them to disregard the false claims and focus on the pursuit of good governance and democratic progress.
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