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El-Rufai Says Obidients can’t get 2 million Supporters in Kaduna, Calls Igbos ‘Imports’

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has berated the Obidient movement, boasting that they will get little or no support in his state.

This is coming after one Abdullahi Umar Zarma tweeted on the morning of August 15 canvassing for 2 million march for Peter Obi in Kaduna.

Supporters of Labour Party’s standard bearer, Peter Obi, have been holding campaign rallies, originally tagged #1millionMarch4Obi across Nigeria, with the latest holding in Calabar over the weekend.

However, in a response tweet, El-Rufai said the movement will be lucky to get 200 people to show up for such a rally.

He proceeded to label Igbos ‘imports’ who can’t open shops on Mondays, referring to the sit-at-home order that has for long being in place in Eastern Nigeria.

“In Kaduna? Not Kaduna Twitter? –
😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 I hope you get Two Hundred persons on the streets, including those ‘imports’ that can’t open their shops on Mondays, and came on overnight bus last night!!
I jus’ dey laff, wallahi tallahi!!”

His response inflamed with ethnic bigotry was not well received by many of Peter Obi’s supporters, with many calling him out for making such inciting comments.

One man said, https://twitter.com/PeterObiPikin/status/1559084390310825985?t=5cR5obpYH1Sh3rR44pwa-Q&s=19

Nkem added, https://twitter.com/Nkemchor_/status/1559088057026052097?t=0Suveme9T5W5NWpeF9fmAQ&s=19

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