Supporters of Peter Obi, Labour Party’s presidential candidate, who embarked on a rally in Ebonyi state today September 17, were reportedly teargassed by the police.


Police teargas Peter Obi's supporters in Ebonyi

Channels Television reported that the supporters of Peter Obi who are also known as “Obidients”, had gathered along Mile 50 for the rally before being teargassed by policemen who stopped them from going to the streets.

Speaking to the news channel, a man identified Nwali Ikechukwu claimed that some persons were injured after security operatives stormed the take-off point with teargas.

Police teargas Peter Obi's supporters in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi state police command is however yet to react to the incident.


Watch videos from the scene below:

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