Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, LP, has said that the former governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomhole, lied about security in Anambra state during his (Obi’s) tenure.
Speaking at the Youth Conference of APC, Oshiomhole said it was Obi’s successor makes a series of allegations against Obi.
The former national chairman of the APC disclosed that started demolishing houses of kidnappers in Anambra state. Oshiomhole also said that it was Obi that brought the Bakassi Boys into the state.
Replying through his media adviser, Valentine Obienyem, Obi stated that the records were clear over who did what on security in Anambra state, Vanguard reported.
Obienyem noted further that Oshoimhole’s motivations were mischievous and biased.
He said: “It is a pity that a former governor, who ought to be informed, would credit the bringing into the state of Bakassi boys to Mr. Peter Obi, when elementary enquiry would have shown any genuine seeker that it was under Dr. Chinwoke Mbadinuju, which was even before Sen. Chris Ngige, that Bakassi people operated in Anambra State.”