Peter Obi Distances Self From Campaign Images Engraved On Prayer Mats

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has issued a disclaimer against campaign posters of himself on Muslim prayer mats.

 

Peter Obi Distances Self From Campaign Images Engraved On Prayer Mats
The presidential candidate of the Labour Party,

 

 

He said the prayer mats were made by support groups to be shared as campaign souvenirs to potential Muslim voters.

Pictures of the mats went viral on social media, drawing the condemnation of many, especially Muslims whose religion frowns at the use of images on items of worship.

in a tweet on his Twitter page said the action was misguided and did not emanate from his campaign team.

Campaign materials with images of have also been making the rounds since he emerged as the presidential candidate of LP.

However, Obi on Friday maintained that he respects the Muslim faith and is not in support of the action.

”The inclusion of my picture on the praying mat by a support group was misguided, even with the best of intentions. It didn’t emanate from my campaign team. I have deep respect for the Muslim faith and indeed, for every other religion.

”We will never mock any faith, ethnicity, or gender. We are one Nigeria,” he tweeted.

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