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Polls: Obi Mourns Lives Lost in ‘Simple Thing As An Election’

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The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, says he is devastated to hear about the deaths that occurred during Saturday's governorship and state house of assembly elections.

It was reported that there were a number of attacks and voter suppression incidents across the country.

In a tweet on Sunday morning, Peter Obi wished the injured a speedy recovery.

His tweet read: “With sadness, my heart goes deeply to the Nigerians who lost their lives and those who were maimed for participating in such a simple thing as an election. My prayers and wishes for a quick recovery of the injured,” he said.

“My sincere condolences to the families of those who lost their lives. May God Almighty grant them eternal rest, and grant their families the fortitude to bear their sad irreplaceable loss.

“I pray earnestly that God Almighty will save and help Nigeria out of this precarious situation.”



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