Supporters of the Labour Party Presidential Candidate, Peter Obi, today grounded traffic activities in Lekki, as they defied police orders and campaigned at Lekki toll-gate.
The ‘Obidients’ as they are popularly called, gathered on Saturday morning, October 1, at the toll-gate despite heavy police presence on the ground.
They were seen in mass number as they marched at the Lekki-Epe Expressway, chanting ‘Obi! Obidient!’
Sharing a video on Twitter, a tweep, @Nkemchor posted,
“The police presence at Lekki did not stop youths from gathering. Very proud of this generation. If Lekki is your route join them.
“All we want is a genuine leader that’s ready to serve Nigerians we’re not asking for too much nah just give us Peter Obi. Festac Lagos is Obidient.”
According to tweeps, who shared images, the rally also seemed to be holding in other parts of Lagos, like Festac town, Surulere and the National Stadium.
Another tweep, @BensonIbeabuchi, tweeted,
“Youths defy rainfall to come out in support of the Labour Party presidential candidate Peter Obi at Lekki, Lagos on October 1, 2022.”
Gridlocks have now been recorded around the Lekki area as the Obidients continued their rally.
On the Lekki-Epe Expressway, where traffic was nearly at a standstill, our correspondent observed private and commercial bus drivers seeking alternate routes.